1st Edition

An Introduction to Aesthetics

ISBN 9781138650145
Published October 9, 2017 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an introduction into the subject of aesthetics and the problems associated with it. It emphasizes that aesthetics is not strictly a criterion or rule for production or appreciation. The book will be of interest to students of both art and philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. The Subject of Aesthetics  2. Good and Bad Taste  3. What is Signified by Beauty?  4. Formal and Representative Art  5. Kinds of Beauty  6. Expression  7. Emotion  8. Didactic and Protreptic Art  9. The Tasks of Criticism  10. The Genesis of Aesthetic Expressions  11. Art, Sympathy and Imagination  12. Self-Criticism (I)  13. Self-Criticism (II)  14. Classical and Romantic Criticism  15. Form and Subject in Poetry  16. Conclusion;  Appendix A;  Appendix B;  Appendix C;  Appendix D

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