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Aesthetics and Nature


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November 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Addresses various central issues in the aesthetics of nature. This book offers an introduction to the field of nature aesthetics. It situates nature aesthetics in relation to two principal influences: aesthetics' traditional project of understanding the value of art, and thought on the ethics of our relationship with nature.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Approaching the Philosophy of Natural Beauty; 2. Imagination, Belief and Aesthetic Judgement. 3. Formalism; 4. Science and Nature Aesthetics; 5. Pluralism; 6. Nature and the Disembodied Aesthetic; 7. Aesthetic Preservation; 8. Nature in the Garden; 9. Art in Nature; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

Glenn Parsons is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ryerson University, Canada. His publications include Functional Beauty (with Allen Carlson, OUP, forthcoming).

Pressestimmen

Mention Book News, February 2009
EAN: 9780826496751
ISBN: 082649675X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2008
Seitenanzahl: 164 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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