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Aesthetics [electronic resource (video)] : philosophy of the arts / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films for the Humanities & Sciences.; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584;
Philosophy of Art (3:42) -- Plato Versus Aristotle (4:02) -- Specifying the Rules (2:44) -- Foundations for Aesthetics (3:29) -- Beyond Reason (5:20) -- From Kant to Hegel (5:20) -- Nietzsche's Contribution (4:16) -- Twentieth Century Aesthetics (4:31) -- Challenges to Conventionalism (4:42) -- Rethinking the Idea of Art (4:03) -- Aesthetics of Technology (2:59) -- Evolving Aesthetics (3:16) -- Desegregation in schools bookmark (0:36) -- SEGMENT 1 (0:00)What do modern art, a symphony, and a documentary film have in common? They all require aesthetic considerations. This program presents the ideas of key figures in the shaping and understanding of aesthetics-from Plato, Francis Hutcheson, and Kant to Leon Battista Alberti, Stendhal, and Tolstoy-and addresses pivotal writings, including Aristotle's Poetics and Morris Weitz's "The Role of Theory in Aesthetics." Columbia University's Arthur Danto and Princeton University's Alexander Nehamas offer keen insights into the interactions between artist, artwork, and audience as they have evolved over the centuries.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Art appreciation; Philosophical theology; Philosophy; Religions.; Visual literacy; Visual perception;
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Aesthetics : A Beginner's Guide. by Taliaferro, Charles.(DLC)1867894;
Intro -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: What is aesthetics? -- 1 What is beauty? -- 2 What is a work of art? -- 3 Art and meaning -- 4 What makes good art? -- 5 The location, ownership, and dangers of artwork -- 6 Cross-cultural aesthetics -- Further resources and reading -- Index.What is art? Why do we find some things beautiful but not others? Is it wrong to share mp3s? These are just some of the questions explored by aesthetics, the philosophy of art. In this sweeping introduction, Charles Taliaferro skilfully guides us through notions of art and beauty around the world, tackling lively debates such as who owns art and how art and morality collide. From Plato on poetry to Ringo Starr on the drums, this is a perfect introductory text for anyone interested in the intriguing questions art can raise. Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College, Minnesota. He is the author of over twenty books on philosophy and lectures on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Religion.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics.;Art -- Economic aspects.;Art -- Philosophy.;
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The Aesthetics of Dress. by King, Ian.(SAGE)1985248;
Intro -- Contents -- About the Author -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- Abstract -- 1.1 Opening Remarks -- References -- 2 Aesthetics and the Everyday -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 What Is Aesthetics? -- 2.3 People and Aesthetics -- 2.4 Everyday Aesthetics -- 2.5 International Aesthetics -- 2.6 Concluding Comments -- References -- 3 The Body -- Abstract -- 3.1 Introducing the Body -- 3.2 The 'Moving' Body -- 3.3 Intentionality of the Body -- 3.4 Enactive Bodied Meaning -- 3.5 Somaesthetics -- 3.6 Conclusion -- References -- 4 Dress -- Abstract -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Defining Dress -- 4.3 Dress as a Communicator -- 4.4 Relationship Between Dress, Expression and Style -- 4.5 Dress and Fine Art -- 4.6 Conclusion -- References -- 5 Discussion -- Abstract -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Defining Aesthetics for Everyday Life -- 5.3 Dress as a Communicator -- 5.4 Relational Engagements of People and Dress -- 5.5 Reflection, Imagination and Depth -- 5.6 Concluding Comments -- References -- 6 Concluding Comments and Future Directions -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Future Directions -- 6.3 Final Thoughts -- References -- Index.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics.;
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A Hunger for Aesthetics [electronic resource] : Enacting the Demands of Art. by Kelly, Michael(SAGE)1735910;
Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Dewey Effect; 1. The Pop Effect; 2. The Sontag Effect; 3. The Richter Effect; 4. The Salcedo Effect; Notes; IndexFor decades, aesthetics has been subjected to a variety of critiques, often concerning its treatment of beauty or the autonomy of art. Collectively, these complaints have generated an anti-aesthetic stance now prevalent in the contemporary art world. Yet if we examine the motivations for these critiques, Michael Kelly argues, we find theorists and artists hungering for a new kind of aesthetics, one better calibrated to contemporary art and its moral and political demands.Following an analysis of the work of Stanley Cavell, Arthur Danto, Umberto Eco, Susan Sontag, and other philoso
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Complicite, Theatre and Aesthetics : From Scraps of Leather. by Wiśniewski, Tomasz.;
Intro -- Dedication -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- The Name of the Company -- Artistic Masters -- Jacques Lecoq -- John Berger -- Questioning Logo-Centrism -- The Mind and the Body -- Other Influences -- The Communal and the Personal -- The Sense of Unknowing -- Singularity of Theatre Communication -- Scraps of Leather, or the Research Material -- The Tools -- Notes -- Chapter 2: The Artistic Signature of Simon McBurney -- Individual Signature and Archetypal Generalisation -- Autobiography as Communicated Self-Identification -- A Cosmopolitan Nomad -- The Concept of a 'Home' in Essays -- The Concept of a 'Home' in Plays -- Intimacy of Death -- Family Bonds -- Personal Relations -- A Model of Communication -- Creative Artist -- Artistic Signature -- Notes -- Chapter 3: The Logic of the Plot in Théâtre de Complicité -- Semiotic Infiltration -- Evolution of (Theatre de) Complicite -- Fluidity of Structures -- Put It On Your Head -- A Minute Too Late -- The Creative Process -- The Mechanism of Interference -- The Construction -- Internal Features of the Prologue -- The Carnival and the Lyrical -- The Mimetic and the Counterfactual -- Autonomy of Compositional Units -- Mise en abyme and Framing -- Segmentation -- Composition and Construction -- The Logic of the Plot -- Further Implications -- Notes -- Chapter 4: The World of the Stage -- From the Stage Language of Théâtre de Complicité to the Aesthetics of Complicite -- The Fluctuations Within the 'Open Work' -- Pet Shop Boys Meet Eisenstein -- The Noise of Time -- Frames Within the Construction -- Endgame -- The Elephant Vanishes -- The Magic Flute -- Spatio-Temporal Imagery and Communication -- Measure for Measure -- The Master and Margarita -- The Onstage World and the Fictional World -- Shun-kin -- Foe -- Conclusions -- Notes.Chapter 5: The Textual Tissue of Theatre de Complicite -- Cultural Memory -- Onstage Reading -- Mise-en-page -- The Comparative Spirit -- Plays by Theatre de Complicite -- Publication Details -- Artistic Autonomy of Plays -- Communication in The Street of Crocodiles -- The Onstage Action -- Functions of Letters -- Duality Within the Internal Perspective -- Confrontations -- The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol: The Composition -- The Framework and the Narrative Situation -- Lucie as an Outsider -- The Addressee -- Light: The Composition -- Liveness and Conventionality -- Model of Composition -- Notes -- Chapter 6: The Aesthetics of Complicite -- Yuri Lotman's Semiosphere -- The Delimitation of Communicative Space -- Four Levels of Theatre Communication -- The Multiplication of Variants -- The Centre and the Peripheries -- The Question of the Natural Language -- Structuring the Composition -- The Motif of a Chair -- The Mass of Chairs -- The Personification of a Chair in Mnemonic -- The Process of Communication -- The Prominence of the Boundary -- The Visual Tissue -- The Sonic Tissue -- Intrusions: Some Conclusions -- Notes -- Chapter 7: Kaleidoscopic Fragmentariness -- Dispersed Meanings -- Numeric Sequences -- Internal Integrity -- Artistic Means of Patterning -- Equivalence and Isomorphism -- Mnemonic -- Textual Variants -- Visual Composition -- Sonic and Visual Types of Segmentation -- Levels of Narration -- Simon McBurney's Body -- A Dead Body -- Archaeology -- Notes -- Chapter 8: The Ongoing Narrative -- The Experience of Otherness -- The Question of Originality -- The Encounter, or Complicite in September 2015 -- McBurney's Artistic Signature -- Outsider -- Family Bonds -- Theatre-maker -- The Nomad Life -- Confrontations -- The Multiplication of Variants -- The Aesthetics of Complicite -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources.Uncollected Essays and Notes by Simon McBurney (Selected) -- Notes and Essays by Other Company Associates (Selected) -- Interviews, Speeches and Public Events (Selected) -- Audiovisual Recordings (Selected) -- Programmes, Notes and Posters (Selected) -- Reviews and Articles Other Sources -- Other Sources -- Index.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics.;
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The Aesthetics of Spectacle in Early Modern Drama and Modern Cinema : Robert Greene's Theatre of Attractions. by Sager, J.;
Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- Conventions -- Introduction -- 1 The Aesthetics of Spectacle -- 2 The Leviathan in Thomas Lodge and Robert Greene's A Looking Glass for London and England -- 3 Resurrecting the Body in Robert Greene's James IV (c. 1590) -- 4 The Brazen Head in Alphonsus King of Aragon and Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay -- Part II: Stage Conventions -- 5 Madness and Poetic Inspiration in Orlando Furioso -- 6 The Aesthetics of Violence in Selimus -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.Examining the work of the Elizabethan playwright, Robert Greene, this book argues that Greene's plays are innovative in their use of spectacle. Its most striking feature is the use of the one-to-one analogies between Greene's drama and modern cinema, in order to explore the plays' stage effects.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics.;
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Redeeming Beauty [electronic resource] : Soundings in Sacral Aesthetics by Nichols O P, Aidan, Fr.;
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART 1 Foundations, in Creation and Grace; 1 Aesthetics in Augustine and Aquinas; Introduction; Conclusion; 2 The Origin and Crisis of Christian Art; Introduction; Iconography and the Bible; Christian iconography in the early patristic age; The crisis of early Christian art; Ecumenical resolution: Nicaea II and the reception of its dogmatic definition; Conclusion; PART 2 Twentieth-Century Theologians of the Image; 3 Hans Urs von Balthasar on Art as Redemptive Beauty; Introduction; A theology of beauty; A theology of the image of God in manA theology of the saving Incarnation as centre of the revelation images must serveA philosophy of the image at large; A Neo-Iconophile theology of the artist; The content of Christian art; 4 Sergei Bulgakov on the Art of the Icon; Introduction; Attitude to Nicaea II and the Iconophile doctors; A theology of beauty; A theology of the image of God in man; A theology of the saving Incarnation; A philosophy of the image at large; A Neo-Iconophile theology of the icon; The content of iconography; Coda: icon and blessing; 5 Benedict XVI on Holy Images; Introduction; The Christological perspectiveThe liturgiological perspectiveConclusion; PART 3 The Difficulties of Practice; 6 The French Dominicans and the Journal L'Art sacré; The project; The protagonists; The context; The establishment of L'Art sacré; Policy or policies of the Dominicans of 'L'Art sacré'; A caveat; 'La querelle de l'art sacré'; Conclusion; 7 The English Uses of Maritain's Aesthetics: Eric Gill and David Jones; The virtue of art; Maritainian craftsman extraordinary: Eric Gill; The nature of beauty; David Jones: Maritainian artist of the sign; 8 Conclusion: Christ and the Muses; Index of Names; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; HIJ; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; ZRedeeming Beauty explores the richness of orthodox Christian tradition, both Western and Eastern, in matters of 'sacral aesthetics' - a term used to denote the foundations, production and experience of religiously relevant beauty. Aidan Nichols investigates five principal themes: the foundation of beauty in the natural order through divine creative action; explicitly 'evangelical' beauty as a quality of biblical revelation and notably at its climax in Christ; the legitimacy of making and venerating artworks; qualities of the self in relation to objective presentation of the religiously beautif
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics;
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Various Aspects of Mimesis in Selected Sea Novels of Frederick Marryat, James F. Cooper and Richard H. Dana [electronic resource]. by Mstowska, Joanna.;
Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE - Mimetic Desire: Frederick Marryat's The Phantom Ship (1839); 1.1. The Flying Dutchman: Romantic Interpretations; 1.2. Variations on Triangular Desire; 1.3. The Flying Dutchman's Progress: A Christian Metaphor; CHAPTER TWO - Mimetic Form versus Spontaneous Life: J. F. Cooper's The Red Rover (1828); 2.1. The History of the Topos of Theatrum Mundi; 2.2. The Red Rover: A Prisoner of Form; 2.3. The Rover Becomes Hamlet: Epiphany of Life; CHAPTER THREE - "Mimetic Mirror": R. H. Dana's Two Years Before the Mast (1840)3.1. Sea Narrative: A Mirror of Maritime Life3.2. The Self and Sea Space: Reciprocal Mirrors; 3.3. Sea Voyage: A Reflection of the Journey of Life; 3.4. The Sea: A Mirror Reflecting Images from the Past; Conclusion; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources
Subjects: Electronic books.; Plato -- Aesthetics.;
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The Shape of Ancient Thought : Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies. by McEvilley, Thomas.;
Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- EDITORâS INTRODUCTION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- PREFACE -- A NOTE ON CITATIONS,TRANSLATIONS, AND TRANSLITERATIONS -- A NOTE ON SANSKRIT PRONUNCIATION -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE IN-TEXT REFERENCES AND ENDNOTES -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- LIST OF MAPS -- Foreword HlSTORY: COMPETITION OR COLLABORATION? -- Chapter One DIFFUSION CHANNELS IN THE PRE-ALEXANDRIAN PERIOD -- Chapter Two THE PROBLEM OF THE ONE AND THE MMANY -- Chapter Three THE COSMIC CYCLE -- Chapter Four THE DOCTRINE OF REINCARNATION -- Chapter Five PLATONIC MMONISM AND INDIAN THOUGHT -- Chapter Six PLATONIC ETHICS AND INDIAN YOGA -- Chapter Seven PLATO,ORPHICS, AND JAINS -- Chapter Eight PLATO AND KXJNDALINI -- Chapter Nine CYNICS AND PASUPATAS -- Chapter Ten FIVE QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST -- Chapter Eleven THE ELEMENTS -- Chapter Twelve EARLY PLURALISMS IN GREECE AND INDIA -- Chapter Thirteen SKEPTICISM,EMPIRICISM, AND NATURALISM -- Chapter Fourteen DIFFUSION CHANNELS IN THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PERIODS -- Chapter Fifteen DIALECTIC BEFORE ALEXANDER -- Chapter Sixteen EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY AND MADHYAMIKA -- Chapter Seventeen PYRRHONISM AND MADHYAMIKA -- Chapter Eighteen THE PATH OF THE DIALECTIC -- Chapter Nineteen THE SYLLOGISM -- Chapter Twenty PERIPATETICS AND VAISESIKAS -- Chapter Twenty-One THE STOICS AND INDIAN THOUGHT -- Chapter Twenty-Two NEOPLATONISM AND THE UPANISADIC-VEDANTIC TRADITION -- Chapter Twenty-Three PLOTINUS AND VIJNANAVADA BUDDHISM -- Chapter Twenty-Four NEOPLATONISM AND TANTRA -- Chapter Twenty-Five THE ETHICS OF IMPERTURBABILITY -- Afterword REMARKS TOWARD A CONCLUSION -- Appendix A THE ARYANS -- Appendix B THE ARYAN INVASION -- Appendix C BLACKATHENA AND WESTERN XENOPHOBIA -- Appendix D THE GOLDEN THIGH -- Appendix E PHILOSOPHY AND GRAMMAR -- LIST OF WORKS CITED -- Index.Books Fromallworth Press.This unparalleled study of early Eastern and Western philosophy challenges every existing belief about the foundations of Western civilization. Spanning thirty years of intensive research, this book proves what many scholars could not explain: that today's Western world must be considered the product of both Greek and Indian thoughtWestern and Eastern philosophies. Thomas McEvilley explores how trade, imperialism, and migration currents allowed cultural philosophies to intermingle freely throughout India, Egypt, Greece, and the ancient Near East. This groundbreaking reference will stir relentless debate among philosophers, art historians, and students.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics, Ancient.;
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Invisible Dragon [electronic resource] : Essays on Beauty, Revised and Expanded by Hickey, Dave.;
""Contents""; ""Dragon Days: Introduction to the New Edition""; ""Enter the Dragon: On the Vernacular of Beauty""; ""Nothing like the Son: On Robert Mapplethorpe�s X Portfolio""; ""Prom Night in Flatland: On the Gender of Works of Art""; ""After the Great Tsunami: On Beauty and the Therapeutic Institution""; ""American Beauty""; ""Acknowledgments"" The Invisible Dragon made a lot of noise for a little book When it was originally published in 1993 it was championed by artists for its forceful call for a reconsideration of beauty-and savaged by more theoretically oriented critics who dismissed the very concept of beauty as naive, igniting a debate that has shown no sign of flagging. With this revised and expanded edition, Hickey is back to fan the flames. More manifesto than polite discussion, more call to action than criticism, The Invisible Dragon aims squarely at the hyper-institutionalism that, in Hickey's view, denies the real pleas
Subjects: Electronic books.; Aesthetics; Aesthetics; Art - Philosophy.; Art -- Philosophy.;
© 2012., University of Chicago Press,
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