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Homo aestheticus

the invention of taste in the democratic age

by Luc Ferry

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Aesthetics,
  • Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831 -- Aesthetics,
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Aesthetics,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 18th century,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 19th century,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Subjectivity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-272) and index.

    StatementLuc Ferry ; translated by Robert de Loaiza.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBH151 .F4713 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1397405M
    ISBN 100226244598
    LC Control Number93004910

    Homo Aestheticus calls for a full-fledged course, to examine its ideas and implications, and to compare similar trends in cultures throughout the world. Over and over as I read this book, I was amazed (and amused) to see how closely Dissanayake -- quite unknowingly -- mirrored Confucian concepts and /5(17).   Homo Aestheticus has 71 ratings and 7 reviews. Ingrid said: This is an extremely interesting book that attempts to explain the universal human behavior t. If homo aestheticus seems unrecognizable in today’s modern and postmodern societies, it is so because “art” has been falsely set apart from life, while the.

    PDF | On Sep 1, , Martin Donougho and others published Homo Aestheticus: The Invention of Taste in the Democratic Age | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Homo Aestheticus has 71 ratings and 7 reviews. Ingrid said: This is an extremely interesting book that attempts to explain the universal human behavior t. If homo aestheticus seems unrecognizable in today’s modern and postmodern societies, it is so because “art” has been falsely set apart from life, while the.

    Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why (Reprint Edition) by Ellen Dissanayake, Ellen. Dissanayka Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast? 2 day shipping options All human societies throughout history have given a special place to the Edition: Reprint Edition. Homo aestheticus: where art comes from and why Ellen Dissanayake Dissanayake argues that art was central to human evolutionary adaptation and that the aesthetic faculty is a basic psychological component of every human being.


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Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why In her book Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why (first printed in ), Dissanayake argues that art was central to the emergence, adaptation and survival of the human species, that aesthetic ability is innate in every human being, and that art is a need as fundamental to our species as.

In Homo Aestheticus Luc Ferry addresses these problems, and traces with remarkable clarity a number of important moments in the history of Aesthetics: from the classicists, to the romantics, to Kant; from Hegel to Nietzsche to Heidegaar. An important book for anyone who is concerned with the present evolution towards a "McCulture".Cited by: Get this from a library.

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In her view, art is intimately linked. Homo aestheticus by Luc Ferry; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Subjectivity, Aesthetics, Modern Aesthetics; People: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (), Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (), Immanuel Kant (); Times: 20th century, 19th century, 18th century.

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