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In this volume, a team of internationally respected contributors theorize the concept of aesthetic experience and its value. Exposing and expanding our restricted cultural and intellectual presuppositions of what constitutes aesthetic experience, the book aims to re-explore and affirm the place of aesthetic experience--in its evaluative, phenomenological and transformational sense--not only in relation to art and artists but to our inner and spiritual lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 11.18mm | 295g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0415887828
  • 9780415887823
  • 1,206,304

Table of contents

Acknowledgments


Introduction: Contemplating the Undefinable


Adele Tomlin





Experience and the Nature of the Aesthetic





1. Aesthetic Essence


Malcolm Budd





2. The Aesthetic: From Experience to Art


Paul Crowther





3. The Dialectic of Aesthetics: the New Strife between Philosophy and Art


Christophe Menke





4. Experiential Theories of Aesthetic Value


Gary Iseminger





The Value and Scope of Aesthetic Experience





5. The Aesthetic: From Analysis to Eros


Richard Shusterman





6. On the Scope of Aesthetic Experience


Martin Seel





7. Refined Emotion in Aesthetic Experience


Kathleen Higgins





8. Taste, Food and the Limits of Pleasure


Carolyn Korsmeyer





Aesthetic Experience, Artists, and Philosophies of Art





9. Aesthetic Experience, Art and Artists


Noel Carroll





10. Between Being and Doing: Aesthetics at the Crossroads


Jean-Pierre Cometti





11. Schopenhauer and the Foundations of Aesthetic Experience


Alex Neill
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About Richard Shusterman

Richard Schusterman is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Temple University, USA.


Adele Tomlin is Graduate Tutor at Kings College London and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, UK.
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