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Title Placing aesthetics : reflections on the philosophic tradition / Robert E. Wood.
Imprint Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©1999.


 Internet  BH81 .W66 1999eb    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages) : illustrations
Series Series in Continental thought ; 26
Series in Continental thought ; 26.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-406) and indexes.
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Subject Aesthetics -- History.
Genre Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Contents Introduction: Fine art and the field of experience -- Plato -- Aristotle -- Plotinus and the Latin Middle Ages -- Kant -- Hegel -- Schopenhauer -- Nietzsche -- Dewey -- Heidegger -- Conclusion -- Appendix: On sculptural production.
Summary Examining select high points in the speculative tradition from Plato and Aristotle through the Middle Ages and German tradition to Dewey and Heidegger, Placing Aesthetics seeks to locate the aesthetic concern within the larger framework of each thinker''s philosophy. In Professor Robert Wood''s study, aesthetics is not peripheral but rather central to the speculative tradition and to human existence as such. In Dewey''s terms, aesthetics is "experience in its integrity." Its personal ground is in "the heart," which is the dispositional ground formed by genetic, cultural, and personal histo.
Other Title Print version: Wood, Robert E., 1934- Placing aesthetics. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©1999 0821412809