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Toward Modernity

Li Zehou

in The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the artistic and philosophical trends of the mid-Ming and later periods, with particular emphasis on the philosophical outworkings of the trend toward the affirmation of desire ... More


The Woman in Red and the Man with the Chrome-Plated Wheels: Aesthetics and Key Stimuli in the Human World

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

in The Aesthetic Animal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 4 looks at how key stimuli and brain programming affect our own species’ aesthetics and determine which shapes, colors, and landscapes humans are attracted to and consider beautiful. Like ... More


What a Sexy Tale!: Key Stimuli and Attraction: Aesthetics in the Animal Kingdom

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

in The Aesthetic Animal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 3 explores even further back in evolutionary history and examines whether there are traces of the aesthetic impulse in species other than our own. Do other species have a sense of aesthetics? ... More


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