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Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies and Movements)

by Dabney Townsend

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Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Aesthetics,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Reference,
  • Philosophy / Aesthetics,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7997154M
    ISBN 100810855399
    ISBN 109780810855397

    Welcome to Grove® Art Online The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, updated regularly and covering global art and architecture from prehistory to present day Includes peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7, scholars from around the world, accompanied by images, bibliographies, and links to additional resources. aesthetics (ĕsthĕt`ĭks), the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of art and the criteria of artistic classical conception of art as the imitation of nature was formulated by Plato and developed by Aristotle in his Poetics, while modern thinkers such as Immanuel Kant, F. W. Schelling, Benedetto Croce, and Ernst Cassirer have emphasized the creative and.

    I have discussed some other approaches to the history of modern aesthetics in “History of Modern Aesthetics,” in Jerrold Levinson, The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics (Oxford: Oxford University. aesthetic (n.) , from German Ästhetisch (midc.) or French esthétique (which is from German), ultimately from Greek aisthetikos "of or for perception by the senses, perceptive," of things, "perceptible," from aisthanesthai "to perceive (by the senses or by the mind), to feel," from PIE *awis-dh-yo-, from root *au-"to perceive.". Popularized in English by translations of Kant and used.

    History of Aesthetics 3 1. Introduction: Dos Art Still Matter? 1 Some time ago the New York Times mourned in an editorial the tragedy that just now, when the arts are flourishing in America they are yet “seriously threatened by a shortage of funds and support.” File Size: 1MB. History definition, the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. See more.


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Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies and Movements) by Dabney Townsend Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics covers its history from Classical Greece to the present, including entries on non-western aesthetics. The book contains a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the main concepts, terminology, important persons (philosophers, critics, and artists), and the rules Format: Hardcover.

The Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics covers its history from Classical Greece to the present, including entries on non-western aesthetics.

The book contains a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the main concepts, terminology, important persons (philosophers, critics, and 4/5(1).

"Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics covers the history of this area of study from classical Greece to present, including entries on nonwestern aesthetics. HISTORY OF AESTHETICS The term aesthetics is derived from the ancient Greek word aisthesis (also spelled aesthe¬sis), which means perception or sensation.

In its original usage, the word was related to perceptual or sensory knowledge, usually in contrast to conceptual or rational knowledge, but had little or no specific relevance to art.5/5(3). The Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics covers its history from Classical Greece to the present, including entries on non-western aesthetics.

The book contains a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the main concepts, terminology, important persons (philosophers, critics, and artists), and the rules.

A History of Aesthetic (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Janu by Bernard Bosanquet (Author)Reviews: 6. About History of Aesthetics Tatarkiewicz's History of Aesthetics is an extremely comprehensive account of the development of European aesthetics from the time of the ancient Greeks to the s.

Published originally in Polish init achieved bestseller status and acclaim as the best work of its kind in the world. The second edition of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is an unparalleled reference resource that surveys the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and nature, from classical philosophy to contemporary critical theory.

Encyclopedia of aesthetics User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This is the first comprehensive reference source available in an area that concerns several academic disciplines--most especially philosophy but also literary theory, sociology, law, art history, and 2/5(1). aesthetics definition: 1.

the formal study of art, especially in relation to the idea of beauty 2. the formal study of. Learn more. Aesthetics definition, the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgments concerning works of art, and.

The answer to this and many other questions can be found in this encyclopedia, the first large-scale comprehensive English-language reference on aesthetics and destined to be a classic in the field. Drawing from experts in the areas of philosophy, art, history, psychology, feminist theory, legal theory, and many more, the encyclopedia presents Pages: Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s - æ s -/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of.

Aesthetics, the philosophical study of beauty and taste. It is closely related to the philosophy of art, which treats the nature of art and the concepts in terms of which works of art are interpreted and evaluated.

This article addresses the nature of modern aesthetics and its. A comprehensive guide on the theory, application, history, and future of aesthetics in philosophical and artistic contexts.

The History of Western Philosophy of Religion by Author: Erin Hvizdak. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Blackwell Guide to Aesthetics, ed. Peter Kivy (Oxford: Blackwell, ), reprinted in Paul Guyer, Values of Beauty: Historical Essays in Aesthetics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), 3– 3 William Taylor, Monthly Revquoted in Oxford English Dictionary: “In the dialectFile Size: KB.

aesthetic: [adjective] of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful. artistic. pleasing in appearance: attractive.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data The Routledge dictionary of literary terms / [edited by] Peter Childs and Roger Fowler.

‘Based on A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, edited by Roger Fowler.’ Rev. of: A dictionary of modern critical terms. AESTHETICS, HISTORY OF In the West, the history of systematic philosophizing about the arts begins with Plato.

But his great achievement was preceded, and prepared for, by certain developments in the preceding two hundred years, of which we know or can guess only a little. Source for information on Aesthetics, History of: Encyclopedia of Philosophy dictionary.

Summary: This category contains books and articles related to the history of both aesthetics and the philosophy of art. It includes works that deal directly with the history of the discipline, works that deal with aesthetic concepts as treated by different authors from a historical perspective, and works that reflect upon the status of the disciple.G.W.F.

Hegel’s aesthetics, or philosophy of art, forms part of the extraordinarily rich German aesthetic tradition that stretches from J.J. Winckelmann’s Thoughts on the Imitation of the Painting and Sculpture of the Greeks () and G.E.

Lessing’s Laocoon () through Immanuel Kant’s Critique of the Power of Judgment () and Friedrich Schiller’s Letters on the Aesthetic.Oxford University Press website for Academic and Professional Books, Journals, Reference, and Online Products.

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