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Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

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Judgments of beauty are sensory, emotional, and intellectual all at once. Abhinavagupta offers for the first time a technical definition of rasa which is the universal bliss of the Self or Atman colored by the emotional tone of a drama. I will stop my ears, listen to no reasons and arguments, and would rather believe that those rules of the critics are false … than allow that my judgment should be determined by means of a priori grounds of proof, since it is supposed to be a judgment of taste and not of the understanding of reason. (Kant 1790, 165) But the theory of taste would not have enjoyed its eighteenth-century run, nor would it continue now to exert its influence, had it been without resources to counter an obvious rationalist objection.

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Avicenne

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In Socratic/Platonic terms, it is only opinion. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas. Artworks are artifacts designed to direct attention to the features responsible for their artistically salient aesthetic and semantic effects. My research focuses on Kant and his philosophical context, broadly understood: both his eighteenth-century predecessors and contemporaries, and post-Kantian, nineteenth-century philosophy. The study, involving identical twins, suggests that despite genetic make-up, certain environmental factors can add years to a person’s perceived age.

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The Aesthetics of Disappearance

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Nottingham's Gregory Currie, along with Matthew Kieran and Aaron Meskin at Leeds, has just been awarded £600,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council for a collaborative project on "Method in philosophical aesthetics: the challenge from the sciences". Locke, for example, stated that the senses are the ultimate source of ideas. Feminist Philosophy. (=LAWS 47701, GNDR 29600, HMRT 31900, PLSC 51900, RETH 41000) NOTE: Undergraduates may enroll only with the permission of the instructor.

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Jung and Aesthetic Experience (New Studies in Aesthetics)

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This really seems to have been the question over which Schopenhauer became a philosopher and began. [32] With these questions, Nietzsche seeks to unmask the will to power that lies behind the notion of pity and the denial of the Will. In An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Hume made a distinction about how subject and predicate could be related: All the objects of human reason or enquiry may naturally be divided into two kinds, to wit, Relations of Ideas, and Matters of Fact.

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Collingwood: The Great Philosophers (The Great Philosophers

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Aesthetics and Visual Culture. http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~janzb/aesthetics/. We can see the satyr as a representation of fertility and rebirth. The significance of this for today, in N.s view, would be in terms of the price paid by the genius (whether artistic or philosophical). And there are groundbreaking talks by artists and scholars in many fields—including jazz, architecture, photography, film—on this new way of seeing the arts, sciences, and reality itself.

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Sense of Beauty Being an Outline of Aesthetic Theo

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They acquire transferable skills, such as the ability to reconstruct and analyse arguments, as well as an appreciation of the history of ideas. So, finally to an important disambiguation, the approach of the book is to employ philosophy of perception as a way of doing (some) aesthetics, rather than to employ aesthetics as a way of doing philosophy of perception. Condition (c) distinguishes philosophy from the empirical sciences. Truly aesthetic bodies don't have much extra body fat.

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The Critique of Judgement (Dodo Press)

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The Aesthetic Movement argued that art was not supposed to be utilitarian or useful in any practical sense. Professor Albertini has been awarded a number of national and international fellowships and grants, including a NEH travel grant for Iran and Central Asia. At the moment I can only think of one example that might be a problem here, but it's a very significant one, namely mathematics. Eventually, of course, the norms and rules will be worked out—as has happened in the past.

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A Marriage of Philosophy and Music: A Pianist's View

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It is useful in practice to distribute an artist's works, for purposes of publi cation, into these classes, putting lyrics in one volume, dramas in another, poems in a third and romances in a fourth; and it is convenient, in fact, indispensable, to refer to works and groups of works by these names in speaking and writing of them. The form of the eagle's wing has been determined by its function, and the same applies to other objects in nature. "[F]orm ever follows function.

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Real Presences

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Thus, judgments of aesthetic value can become linked to judgments of economic, political, or moral value.[43] In a current context, one might judge a Lamborghini to be beautiful partly because it is desirable as a status symbol, or we might judge it to be repulsive partly because it signifies for us over-consumption and offends our political or moral values.[44] "Part and Parcel in Animal and Human Societies". in Studies in animal and human behavior, vol. 2. pp.é115Ñ 195. Dedicate time regularly to both writing and thinking.

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Beyond Nihilism: Gottfried Benn's Postmodernist Poetics

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For example, in dance a nimble body is needed to express eloquent sensations of weight and lightness, thrust, rising and falling, floating, soaring and sinking. Questions: How do works of art express ideas and attitudes, such as emotion? Edmund Husserl (1859 – 1938) founder of phenomenology, Martin Heidegger (1889 – 1976), and Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) are the core writers here. I am eternally grateful for the questions Mr. David Karnos and Robert Shoemaker (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), pp. 223-225. “‘Zarathustra’ Is a Comic Book," Philosophy and Literature, 16/1 (April 1992): 1-14. “Arthur Schopenhauer," in Routledge History of Philosophy, Vol.

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