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Aesthetics and arts education

Aesthetics and arts education

Author: Ralph Alexander Smith; Alan Simpson; Getty Center for Education in the Arts.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Looks at the role aesthetics can play in teaching the arts. This title contains thirty-two articles that address the philosophical and educational theories underlying aesthetics, aesthetics as a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Alexander Smith; Alan Simpson; Getty Center for Education in the Arts.
ISBN: 0252017528 9780252017520 0252061411 9780252061417
OCLC Number: 21445213
Notes: Successor to: Aesthetics and problems of education. 1971.
"Published with the assistance of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts."
"An Illini book from the University of Illinois Press"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xiii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The questions of aesthetics / Donald W. Crawford --
Types of aesthetic theory / Harold Osborne --
Recent aesthetics in England and America / Roger Scruton --
Case problems in aesthetics / Margaret P. Battin --
Versions of creativity / R.K. Elliott --
Aesthetic experience / Monroe C. Beardsley --
Interpretation / Marcia Muelder Eaton --
Assessment and stature / Harold Osborne --
When is art? / Nelson Goodman --
The arts as basic education / Harry S. Broudy --
Philosophy and theory of aesthetic education / Ralph A. Smith --
Aesthetic literacy / Maxine Greene --
Why teach art in the public schools? / E.F. Kaelin --
The usefulness of "aesthetic education" / Alan Simpson --
Questions / David Best --
An excellence curriculum for arts education / Ralph A. Smith. Justifying music education / David N. Aspin --
Literature as a humanity / Albert William Levi --
Discipline-based art education : becoming students of art / Gilbert A. Clark, Michael D. Day & W. Dwaine Greer --
Defining the aesthetic field / Peter Abbs --
Language, literature, and art / Alan Simpson --
Developing and checking aesthetic understanding / H. Betty Redfern --
Toward more effective arts education / Howard Gardner --
Principles of critical dialogue / E. Louis Lankford --
Levels of aesthetic discourse / David W. Ecker and E.F. Kaelin --
Teaching aesthetic criticism in the schools / Ralph A. Smith --
Ten questions about film form / George Linden --
Criteria for quality in music / Bennett Reimer --
Useful imaginings / Vernon A. Howard --
The aesthetic transaction / Louise M. Rosenblatt. The analysis of dance / Janet Adshead [and others] --
Stages of aesthetic development / Michael J. Parsons.
Responsibility: edited by Ralph A. Smith and Alan Simpson.


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"A major contribution to the literature of aesthetic education. It gathers together many significant papers in aesthetics and arts education, papers that are not readily available to educators since Read more...

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