Practising the Real on the Contemporary Stage

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These lead to tentative conclusions about the world and about relevant social policies. His ongoing research interests focus on demonstrating the impact of doing philosophy with children in grades K-12. The form of the skin follows the function of the shape of the skull and the two work together to create the expressive beauty of the person. Beginning: Create simple sentences or phrases with some assistance. 1) Given a power point presentation on the aesthetic theories, students will be able to identify visually what these four theories look like in artwork. 2) After reviewing the four aesthetic theories, students will show their understanding of the theories by recreating a landscape in the same manner of the theory they are given. 3) Students will defend their drawing by saying what in their drawing is formalist, expressionist, realist, or instrumentalist. 1) Students will complete a warm-up that will lead into the aesthetic lesson.

Deleuze on Literature (Deleuze and the Arts)

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Sometimes it takes an outsider’s shock to alert us Americans to what we usually ignore. Otherwise, reality exists independently only as a sum of possibilities (where Schrödinger's Cat can be both dead and alive). Nevertheless, Kant had already made a name for himself with his often original ideas in physics and astronomy and with his growing critique of the widely accepted, at least in Germany, thought of Leibniz (e.g. the seminal "The First Ground of the Distinction of Regions in Space," which upheld Newtonian arguments against Leibniz's denial of the existence of space).

Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of

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Aesthetics ( also spelled esthetics and æsthetics) is commonly known as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. The topics explored include the relation (...) of aesthetic to ethical judgment; the relation of artistic experience to moral consciousness; the moral status of fiction; the concepts of sentimentality and decadence; the moral dimension of critical practice, pictorial art and music; the moral significance of tragedy; and the connections between artistic and moral issues elaborated in the writings of central figures in modern philosophy such as Kant, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche. (shrink) Edmunds Bunkse (2001).

Who's Afraid of Conceptual Art? (Paperback) - Common

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Judgments of aesthetic value can also become linked to judgements of economic, political or moral value (e.g. we might judge an expensive car 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.) Aestheticians question how aesthetic judgements can be unified across art forms (e.g. we can call a person, a house, a symphony, a fragrance and a mathematical proof beautiful, but what characteristics do they share which give them that status?) It should also be borne in kind that the imprecision and ambiguity arising from the use of language in aesthetic judgements can lead to much confusion (e.g. two completely different feelings derived from two different people can be represented by an identical expression, and conversely a very similar response can be articulated by very different language).

The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature: Essays on the

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Whilst starting salaries can be a useful measure, they do not give any sense of career trajectory or take account of the voluntary/low paid work that many graduates undertake initially in order to gain valuable experience necessary/advantageous for later career progression. For instance, Sherilyn Ottey has convincingly argued for a dialogue between critical theorists such as Henry Giroux and Peter McLaren and contemporary proponents of dance education.41 Against “banking education,” Ottey sees in dance a moment of subversion through which the creativity of the student is engaged and divisions between cognitive, psychomotor, and affective dimensions of learning are deconstructed and reconstructed in a mediated fashion.

Outline Of A Jungian Aesthetics

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If we have a high degree of state intervention and subsidy of the arts, we might expect another kind. Thus abstract expressionism in painting, existentialism in philosophy, the final forms of representation in the novel, the films of the great auteurs, or the modernist school of poetry (as institutionalised and canonised in the works of Wallace Stevens) all are now seen as the final, extraordinary flowering of a high-modernist impulse which is spent and exhausted with them.

The Shape of Revelation: Aesthetics and Modern Jewish

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Nehamas says that the sublime is our reaction in the face of something so overpowering that it consumes or obliterates us. The ancient era includes the work of Greek and Roman thinkers, some of whom were influenced by ideas developed much earlier in Egypt and Mesopotamia. We take abuse seriously in our book lists. Pluralism says there are many basic substances. The location was near Darfield and a 70 km/hr Nor’wester was blowing across the Canterbury Plains.

Meaning of Modern Art (Studies in Phenomenology and

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Moral and religious education is based upon the metaphysical concept of God. In short, we do not have here the death of God but rather a joyous defiance of God, something shared by Prometheus and the philosophical or artistic genius: "Man, rising to Titanic stature [Prometheus was a Titan], gains culture by his own efforts and forces the gods into an alliance with him because in his very own wisdom he holds their existence and their limitations in his hands."

Aesthetics and Philosophy (New Version)

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Esthetics is a matter of individual taste. For example, the pioneers of Boolean logic were aware of Indian logic (Ganeri 2001). One concerns the conditions that have to be satisfied for it to be true that someone knows something. An undergraduate major in philosophy or some equivalent solid philosophy preparation, OR a solid grounding in Classics, including language training. Through our reading of the Phenomenology of Spirit, we will focus on the issue of understanding, more specifically of philosophical understanding.

Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 1: Spring 1981 (Res

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For... professional nurses, interactions within their careers lead to the development of different philosophies and theories of nursing. There are three premises: (1) the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics find concrete expression at the most disparate levels of everyday life; (2) the abstract and the concrete coalesce in the visual domain, attesting to the visual nature of Japanese culture at large; and (3) anime can help us appreciate many aspects of Japan’s aesthetic legacy, in terms of both its theoretical propositions and its visual, even tangible, aspects.