The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics❰EPUB❯ ✴ The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics Author Berys Gaut – Oaklandjobs.co.uk The second edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains fifty four chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics.This companion opens wit The second edition of the Companion to eBook ´ acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains fifty four chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aestheticsThis companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sibley and Derrida The second part covers the central concepts and theories needed for a The Routledge Kindle - comprehensive understanding of aesthetics including the definitions of art, taste, value of art, beauty, imagination, fiction, narrative, metaphor and pictorial representation Part three is devoted to the topics that have attracted much contemporary interest in aesthetics including art and ethics, environmental aesthetics and feminist aesthetics The final part addresses the individual arts of music, photography, film, Routledge Companion to PDF/EPUB ¿ literature, theatre, dance, architecture and sculptureWith nine new and revised entries, and up to date suggestions for further reading, The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics is essential for anyone interested in aesthetics, art, literature, and visual studies. I always find it hard to rate books such as these The objective of reading this was to learn about the Philosophy of Aesthetics Due to the book succeeding in this, do I give it a 5 Will give it a 5 5 because it did what I wanted, but on a 10 scale, it is a 9 10 Now the review If you re a beginner, and you want an overview of P of A, this is the place to start Contains an overview of all the main philosophers who contributed, excellent list of references, and extra reading if you re interested What does one need I do recommend, however, you do not read this book and stop there Having gotten a basis, I think it is wise if you delve into whatever area interests you For me, it is was sublime hence Burke, Kant and the German idealists will be on my read list soon.I really liked the chapters on defining art, what makes an art piece aesthetic Don t overly agree with a lot of the referenced peoples ideas They diverge too far from Kant imo and don t really add anything A lot seemed to be defending against other ideas, rather than formulating their own from their experiences et al Refer to Schopenhauer for an essay on this All in all, I give it a 9 10 This book was extremely helpful in my German Aesthetics module Full of helpful and detailed essays about particular philosophers and aesthetics in general. Very useful survey of aesthetics.

The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics PDF ´ Routledge
  • Paperback
  • 736 pages
  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics
  • Berys Gaut
  • English
  • 10 October 2018
  • 9780415327985