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.

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The Reach of the Aesthetic. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Citing articles via Web of Science 5. You could not be signed in. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Temple University Press Amazon. In this book Arnold Berleant develops a bold alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness.

Dngagement Berleant Long Island University. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Such criticisms reject the theory because it is not another, because it is contextual and not dualistic, rather than taking it on its own terms.

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Art and the End of Aesthetics pp. Variations on a Theme. Art and Envagement argues forcefully for the originality and power of aesthetic perception. A Theory of Aesthetics beyond the Arts. Michael Kelly – – Cambridge University Press. Understood in this way, aesthetic engagement is an especially useful concept for understanding these recent developments in art and appreciation.

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This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Purchase Subscription prices enggement ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Unlike the dualism of Kantian aesthetics, which treats experience as subjective, aesthetic engagement emphasizes the contextual character of aesthetic appreciation, involving active participation in the appreciative process, sometimes by overt physical action but always by creative perceptual involvement.

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. An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics. The unity of aesthetic experience. Sign in to use this feature. Contents Experience and theory in aesthetics.

The Garden as an Art. Aesthetics beyond the Arts. This was needed not only for the appreciation of art but also of nature, for at about the same time a revived interest berleang the aesthetics of nature began to develop. Account Options Sign in.

Remember me on this computer. Click here to sign up. Arnold Berleant – – Ashgate. Aesthetics and Experience p.

Aesthetic engagement is useful, too, for the still more recent interest in everyday aesthetics that the Kantian model of disinterested contemplation cannot accommodate. Beginning with the historical and theoretical underpinnings berleajt the idea of engagement, Berleant focuses on how engagement works as a force in different arts. 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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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.

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The Reader’s Word pp. Aesthetic engagement is rather ahd to a broader theoretical account that takes the aesthetic field as the berlfant of aesthetic experience and aesthetic sensibility as its perceptual dimension.