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Art and embodiment : from aesthetics to self-consciousness

Author: Paul Crowther
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006, ©1993.
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Paul Crowther argues that art can bridge the gap between philosophy's traditional striving for generality and completeness, and the concreteness and contingency of humanity's basic relation to the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Crowther
ISBN: 0199244979 9780199244973
OCLC Number: 1116076449
Description: 210 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: An Ecological Theory of Art ; PART ONE: VARIETIES AND STRUCTURES OF AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE ; 1. Aesthetic Domain: A Logical Geography ; 2. Aesthetic Experience and the Experience of Art ; 3. Alienation and Disalienation in Abstract Art ; PART TWO: THE PHILOSOPHICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ART ; 4. Fundamental Ontology and Transcendent Beauty: An Approach to Kant's Aesthetics ; 5. Heidegger and the Question of Aesthetics ; 6. Merleau-Ponty: Vision and Painting ; 7. Art, Architecture, and Self-Consciousness: An Exploration of Hegel's Aesthetics ; PART THREE: THE ECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ART ; 8. The Needs of Self-Consciousness: From Aesthetic Experience to Unalienated Artifice ; 9. Art and the Needs of Self-Consciousness ; 10. Defining Art: Questions of Creativity and Originality ; Appendix ; Conclusion ; Index
Responsibility: Paul Crowther.


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