Additional Information. Art And Engagement; Arnold Berleant Part Two: Engagement in the Arts; p. 51 Epilogue: Art and the End of Aesthetics; pp. In this book Arnold Berleant develops a bold alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness. Students of phenomenological and interpretive art criticism will find these shared encounters most rewarding and the absence of critical blood- letting or.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Aesthetic engagement is, in fact, indebted to American pragmatism.
The Default Theory of Aesthetic Value. In this book Arnold Berleant develops a bold alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness. Columbia University Press, Both for its theoretical value in recognizing artistic innovations and for its ability to encompass developments in aesthetic appreciation that extend to ordinary life and activity, aesthetic engagement has proved particularly useful.
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The Dynamics of Imagination in the Engagement with Narratives. The Aesthetics of Environment. Other objections claim that the subject-object dichotomy is to some extent necessary for aesthetic appreciation, that distance and disinterestedness are likewise necessary, and that engagement requires an unacceptable degree of subjectivity in appreciating art and nature.
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Centering on the notion of participatory engagement in the appreciation of art, he explores its appearance in art and in aesthetic perception, especially during the past century. Citing articles via Web of Science 5.
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Beginning with the historical and theoretical underpinnings of the idea of engagement, Berleant focuses on how engagement works as a force in different arts.
Aesthetic engagement becomes a key, both on historical and theoretical grounds, to making intelligible our experiences with both contemporary and classical arts.
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Berleant developed aesthetic engagement as an alternative to the concept of aesthetic disinterestedness that was central to traditional aesthetic theory but inadequate for accommodating these innovative developments.
Epilogue art and the end of aesthetics. A Critique of Immoralism in Aesthetics. In place of the traditional aesthetic that enjoins the appreciator to adopt a contemplative attitude, distancing the art object in order to ensure its removal from practical uses, Art and Engagement examines the ways in which art entices us into intimate participation in its workings.
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Successive chapters pursue its influence in landscape painting, architecture and environmental design, literature, music, dance, and film.