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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Third, Stroud's Deweyan approach to the philosophy of art successfully changes the channel on a number of significant issues in this discipline, helping us to approach both art theory and criticism in a manner that does not fall victim to the rigid dualisms that segregate the art-world from the life-world.
A critical account of Danto's analysis of Warhol appears in my Proust/ Warhol: Analytical Philosophy of Art (Peter Lang, 2008).
Since the author is surely aware of this, and since he has already presented a lively and valuable interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy of art, this citation is both unfair and superfluous.
It is time now to check the validity of this view by turning to Schelling's philosophy of art.
The essays here collected are works in analytic philosophy of art.
With his studies of Heidegger, Philosophy, Nazism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997) and Heidegger's Philosophy of Art (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001) in the background of this text, Young is well placed to distinguish the healthy philosophical tree of Heidegger's thought from the politically dark forest to which many commentators have relegated the philosopher's thought in recent years.
Robert Saunders contributes his remembrances of Viktor Lowenfeld's formative years and his developing philosophy of art education, culminating in his benchmark publication, Creative and Mental Growth.
Given the influence of philosophy on much of 20th century art, and the challenge to aesthetics and philosophy of art of much of 20th century art--and arguably of Conceptual art in particular--to say that such an examination is overdue is a gross understatement.
Indeed, Homemade Esthetics is exactly what its title says it is: not an academic treatise on the philosophy of art or on aesthetics (Greenberg preferred the less pedantic spelling "esthetics"), but an empirical assemblage of thoughts and second thoughts engaged with over the years and cobbled together in the home workshop.
Constantly defining and refining his beliefs, D'Amico's philosophy of art education saturates th, literature of th, field.
In introducing this new translation of some 150 of van Gogh's letters, Suh (formerly, a curator with the Metropolitan Museum of Art) notes that although he epitomizes the idea of the artist as mad genius, van Gogh eloquently expressed his philosophy of art and life in three languages.
Danto says he became a philosopher of art in 1964 after viewing an exhibition of Warhol's art at the Stable Gallery in New York and thinks 'most aestheticians and philosophers of art would agree that [work of his pivoting on Warhol] must be given substantial credit for redirecting the philosophy of art to take account of the immense artistic revolution that took place in the early to mid 1960s' (x).
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