Aesthetics

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Aesthetics

Physical beauty. It is an important concept in marketing because consumers may be more inclined to buy a product they find aesthetically pleasing.
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It is here that Stroud begins to establish a link between Dewey's philosophy of art and his novel approach to moral philosophy--an approach which eschews traditional attempts to determine ultimate and/or foundational moral principles.
Dr Grant Pooke, head of history and philosophy of art at the University of Kent, praised the student saying: "We are in shock here within the School of Arts.
I did not write further on the philosophy of art until the late 1970s, since I was eager to pursue these other fields in books that formed a kind of philosophical system.
And as I was saying to Kofi Annan during my seminal didactic on Wittgenstein and the philosophy of art in pop music
This book is probably the best comprehensive treatment of Heidegger's philosophy of art currently available in English.
Since our book, as we stressed, is a study "not in political philosophy but in the philosophy of art," we deliberately confined our analysis of the governmental and legal implications of Rand's theory to the points most relevant to the concept of art, within the existing body of law.
Collingwood also recognized Croce's influence on the development of his philosophy of art, but whereas Croce's aesthetic developed mainly out of his work as literary critic, Collingwood's principles of criticism derived from his activity as painter and composer.
Often isolated passages from Heidegger's writings on art are used to reconstruct a Heideggerian response to some traditional point of controversy within the philosophy of art.
Julian Young, Nietzsche's Philosophy of Art (Cambridge UP, 1992), 170 pp.
But in truth he evolved a very powerful philosophy of art history in which he sought to ground the formalistic principles he would invoke to explain what the eye intuitively sensed.
Constructivism was primarily a philosophy of art and architecture, but it also found application, particularly in Russia, in literature and the theatre.
They offer Eastern and Western perspectives on aesthetics, the arts, and philosophy, considering areas such as globalization and Chinese contemporary art, jazz improvisation and Japanese parchment-paper painting, Anglophone aesthetics and the Marxist-Leninist philosophy of art, and connections between Wittgenstein, Dewey, and Confucianism.
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