|Forlag||Peter Lang AG|
|Emne||Music; Philosophy: aesthetics; The arts: general issues|
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Om Notions of the Aesthetic and of Aestheti
The essays in the first part of this book, AArt and AestheticsA are devoted to the invention and development of aesthetics as a discipline. The essays' topics range from the nature of analytic aesthetics and the invention of modern aesthetics to notions of the aesthetic and of aesthetics. Further study in this part explores the Aaesthetic turnA Bourdieu's critique of aesthetics and understanding and appreciating art. The second part, AMusic, Literature, and PaintingA deals with questions of form and content, musical formalism, Susanne Langer's theory of music as well as with the analogy between ornament and music and the values of literature. In addition, there is an essay on ANorthern Light and Darkness in Music and PaintingA The third part, AHeidegger and the Essence of ArtA is devoted to Heidegger's philosophy of art, in particular to the role he assigns to van Gogh and Hoelderlin. And in the fourth and final part, AModernity/Postmodernity and CultureA postmodern conceptions of history and Lyotard's theory of the postmodern sublime are discussed, and in the last essay the challenge of evolutionary psychology to the humanities is addressed.