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The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Malcolm Budd

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Consists of four self‐contained essays on the aesthetics of nature, which complement one another by exploring the subject from different points of view. The first is concerned with how the idea of ... More


Kant's Aesthetics of Nature

Malcolm Budd

in The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Outlines Immanuel Kant's conception of an aesthetic judgement and his classification of aesthetic judgements, and then expounds and examines Kant's various claims about aesthetic judgements of ... More


Kant on the Formation of Taste

Márton Dornbach

in Receptive Spirit: German Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268290
eISBN:
9780823272495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268290.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Contrary to the common assumption that Kant’s aesthetics is anchored in human nature, Kant views taste as an inherently historical faculty. Against the background of repercussions of the Quarrel ... More


The Sacred Beauty of Nature

Gordon Graham

in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A New Book of Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199563340
eISBN:
9780191731303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563340.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the conceptual resources of religious naturalism — the attempt to attribute religious significance or meaning to a world conceived entirely within the limits of the natural ... More


Formalism’s Flower

Holly Watkins

in Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 2, “Formalism’s Flower,” elaborates on the theme of form as it appears in two key contributions to the aesthetics of natural beauty and musical beauty: Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Judgment ... More


Nature as the School of the Moral World: Kant on Taking an Interest in Natural Beauty

Joseph Cannon

in The Environment: Philosophy, Science, and Ethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017404
eISBN:
9780262301770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017404.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Kantian principles regarding natural beauty and its destruction. The works of Kant are rarely called upon in discussion of the ethics of nature; Kant’s ethics of nature is ... More


Making Money by Saving the World

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the scaling and diffusion of green entrepreneurship between 1980 and the present. It explores how entrepreneurs and business leaders promoted the idea that business and ... More


Traces of Divine Fragrance, Droplets of Divine Love: The Beauty of Visible Creation in Byzantine Thought and Spirituality

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Byzantine spirituality transforms the ancient Greek sensitivity for manifestations of divinity in nature, demonstrating richly that criticisms of Christianity (such as Nietzsche’s and White’s) for ... More


The Creation of Yosemite and Yellowstone

Adam Wesley Dean

in An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619910
eISBN:
9781469623139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619910.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter investigates the creation of Yosemite State Park in 1864 and Yellowstone National Park in 1872. The story of these parks has often been told in the realm of environmental history, with ... More


‘Beauty is difficult’: Speech! Speech! (2000)

Jeffrey Wainwright

in Acceptable Words: Essays on the Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067549
eISBN:
9781781703359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067549.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

‘Beauty’ might be said to be a problem for many twentieth-century artists. In his essay on Ezra Pound's ‘Envoi (1919)’, Geoffrey Hill quotes Pound's assertion ‘Beauty is difficult’, a quotation from ... More


Earthrise and the Rise of Green Business

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The chapter examines green business during the 1960s and 1970, decades of new environmental awareness. In organic food natural beauty, a number of commercially viable green businesses and brands ... More


Poisoned Earth: Green Businesses, 1930s–1950s

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter looks at green business between the 1930s and the 1950s, when most policy-makers, voters, and consumers had little interest in the natural environment. It considers organic food, natural ... More


. A Life Shaped by Wonder: John Muir

Robert C. Fuller

in Wonder: From Emotion to Spirituality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829950
eISBN:
9781469605593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889909_fuller.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the link between phenomenology (that is, the full, lived range of thought and feeling as registered by the experiencing subject) and wonder. It shows how emotional experience ... More


Further Beyond Harm

Victor Tadros

in Wrongs and Crimes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199571376
eISBN:
9780191837999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571376.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapters on consent suggest that there are harmless wrongs that are grounded in the moral importance of other agents. This chapter extends this idea, and moves beyond it. It first explores and ... More


Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The book tells the unknown story of entrepreneurs who believed business could help create a more sustainable world. It challenges the received point of view that such green entrepreneurs are a recent ... More


Passion in the Pyrenees

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Aurore's twenty-first birthday, when sisters Jane and Aimee Bazouin, on a visit to Nohant en route to the Pyrenees, had suggested that Aurore join them on holiday at Cauterets ... More


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