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The aesthetic dimension of visual culture

Author: Ondřej Dadejík; Jakub Stejskal
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can aesthetic enquiry contribute to the study of visual culture? There seems to be little doubt that aesthetic theory ought to be of interest to the study of visual culture. For one thing, aesthetic vocabulary has far from vanished from contemporary debates on the nature of our visual experiences and its various shapes, a fact especially pertinent where dissatisfaction with vulgar value relativism prevails.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dadejik, Ondrej.
Aesthetic Dimension of Visual Culture.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ondřej Dadejík; Jakub Stejskal
ISBN: 9781443824323 1443824321 9781443824286 1443824283 9781282776807 1282776800
OCLC Number: 830168232
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: Table of contents; list of illustrations; acknowledgements; introduction; part i; in defence of sociology; neuroaesthetics; on bildwissenschaft; part ii; aesthetics in the expanded field of culture; hidden aesthetics in referential images; why the verbal may be experienced as visual; aesthetics based on a perceptual model; haptic visuality and neuroscience; part iii; danto's narrative notion of history and the future of art; the aesthetic dimension of žižek's conception of cinema; cavell on film and scepticism; photographic images in the digital age; a change in essence?; contributors; index.
Responsibility: edited by Ondřej Dadejík and Jakub Stejskal.

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How can aesthetic enquiry contribute to the study of visual culture? There seems to be little doubt that aesthetic theory ought to be of interest to the study of visual culture.  Read more...

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"In the eighties some historians of art started to designate the object of their research to be the normatively neutral syntagm 'visual culture.' At that time philosophical aesthetics dwelled on Read more...

 
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