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The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Malcolm Budd

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Consists of four self‐contained essays on the aesthetics of nature, which complement one another by exploring the subject from different points of view. The first is concerned with how the idea of ... More

Aesthetic Creation

Aesthetic Creation

Nick Zangwill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261871
eISBN:
9780191718670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261871.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The first chapter addresses the criteria of adequacy of a theory of art. Chapters 2-5 are constructive — they advance a positive view of the nature of art, explore its consequences, and defend it ... More

The Aesthetic MindPhilosophy and Psychology

The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Elisabeth Schellekens and Peter Goldie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This collection of original essays from leading researchers across a wide range of disciplines engages with a number of issues concerning ‘the aesthetic mind’. It is the only collection which ... More

Aesthetic PursuitsEssays in Philosophy of Art

Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Jerrold Levinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767213
eISBN:
9780191821813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767213.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book presents work by Jerrold Levinson, one of the most prominent philosophers of art today, which follows in the line of his four earlier collections, Music, Art and Metaphysics (1990), The ... More

Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Greg Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin, and Jon Robson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669639
eISBN:
9780191749384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669639.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Through much of the twentieth century, philosophical thinking about works of art, design, and other aesthetic products has emphasized intuitive and reflective methods, often tied to the idea that ... More

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Bence Nanay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199658442
eISBN:
9780191748141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658442.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Aesthetics is about some special and unusual ways of experiencing the world. Not just artworks, but also nature and ordinary objects. But then if we apply the remarkably elaborate and sophisticated ... More

The Aesthetics of Argument

The Aesthetics of Argument

Martin Warner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737117
eISBN:
9780191800658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

Argument and imagination are often interdependent. This book is concerned with how this relationship may bear on argument’s concern with truth, not just persuasion, and with the enhancement of ... More

The Aesthetics of Design

The Aesthetics of Design

Jane Forsey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This book offers the first full treatment of design in the field of philosophical aesthetics. Aesthetic theory has traditionally occupied itself with fine art in all its forms, sometimes with craft, ... More

The Aesthetics of Music

The Aesthetics of Music

Roger Scruton

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Attempts to give a complete account of music: its nature, meaning, and value. The book begins from an examination of sound, distinguishes sound from tone, and identifies tones as ... More

Aesthetics of the FamiliarEveryday Life and World-Making

Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetics was recently proposed as a challenge to the contemporary Anglo-American aesthetics discourse dominated by the discussion of art and beauty. This book responds to the subsequent ... More

Aesthetics on the EdgeWhere Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

Aesthetics on the Edge: Where Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

Dominic McIver Lopes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198796657
eISBN:
9780191860829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Recent years have seen an explosion of research on the biological, neural, and psychological foundations of artistic and aesthetic phenomena, which had previously been the province of the social ... More

Antithetical ArtsOn the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music

Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music

Peter Kivy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562800
eISBN:
9780191721298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book constitutes a defence of musical formalism against those who would put literary interpretations on the absolute music canon. In Part I, the historical origins of both the literary ... More

Approach to AestheticsCollected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Frank Sibley

John Benson, Betty Redfern, and Jeremy Roxbee Cox (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238997
eISBN:
9780191598418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238991.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Includes some of the most significant of Sibley’s published papers as well as five new essays previously unpublished. The point of the book is not a systematic introduction to aesthetics, but rather ... More

Art and Abstract Objects

Art and Abstract Objects

Christy Mag Uidhir (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691494
eISBN:
9780191746277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691494.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The standard way of thinking about non-repeatable (single-instance) artworks such as paintings, drawings, and non-cast sculpture is that they are concrete things (i.e. material, causally efficacious, ... More

Art and Art-Attempts

Art and Art-Attempts

Christy Mag Uidhir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665778
eISBN:
9780191748608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Although few philosophers agree about what it is for something to be defined as art, most, if not all, agree on one thing: art must be in some sense intention-dependent. Art and Art-Attempts is about ... More

Art and AuthorityMoral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

Art and Authority: Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art

K. E. Gover

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768692
eISBN:
9780191822056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Art and Authority is a philosophical essay on artistic authority and freedom: its sources, nature, and limits. It draws upon real-world cases and controversies in contemporary visual art and connects ... More

Art and Belief

Art and Belief

Ema Sullivan-Bissett, Helen Bradley, and Paul Noordhof (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198805403
eISBN:
9780191843471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805403.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume brings together recent work on belief and its connection to truth with issues concerning belief that arise in the philosophy of art. In the twelve new essays collected here, contributors ... More

Art and EmbodimentFrom Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism (Clarendon Press, 1993) argued that art and aesthetic experiences have the capacity to humanize. In this book, the author develops this theme in ... More

Art and Emotion

Art and Emotion

Derek Matravers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243167
eISBN:
9780191697227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243167.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This book examines how emotions form a bridge between our experience of art and of life. We often find that a particular poem, painting, or piece of music carries an emotional charge; we may also ... More

Art and IntentionA Philosophical Study

Art and Intention: A Philosophical Study

Paisley Livingston

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278060
eISBN:
9780191602269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278067.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In aesthetics, the topic of intentions comes up most often in the perennial debate between intentionalists and anti-intentionalists over standards of interpretation. The underlying assumptions about ... More

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