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On Kitsch and Sentimentality

Robert C. Solomon

in In Defense of Sentimentality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195145502
eISBN:
9780199834969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514550X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Finally, I return to the theme of sentimentality with a particular focus on art and what is often called “kitsch” I ask, as I did for sentimentality in general, What's wrong with kitsch? And I defend ... More


The Status of Philosophical Problems

Peter Unger

in Philosophical Relativity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155532
eISBN:
9780199833818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515553X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Examines a different objection against the relativity hypotheses, the objection from superficiality, which takes the relativity hypotheses to be leaving deep philosophical issues aside. A similar ... More


Jan Hus and the Prophets: Fashioning a Czech Judaism at the Turn of the Century

Hillel J. Kieval

in Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the movement among Czech-Jewish intellectuals to effect a religious reform that was inspired, to a large extent, by Czech philosophical currents. It notes that the most ... More


LSDesign: Charles W. Moore and the Delirious Interior

Jorge Otero-Pailos

in Architecture's Historical Turn: Phenomenology and the Rise of the Postmodern

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666034
eISBN:
9781452948386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666034.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Charles Moore (1925–1993) and his contribution to architectural discourse, which has been interpreted as turning the attention of architects toward decoration and playful ... More


Connecting Shame with Honor and the Noble

Marta Jimenez

in Aristotle on Shame and Learning to Be Good

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198829683
eISBN:
9780191868184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829683.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The goal of this chapter is to argue that the complex nature of shame, and its responsiveness to the moral views of others, is precisely what makes shame a good catalyst for moral development. ... More


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