Aesthetics beyond the arts; new and recent essays.
By: Berleant, Arnold | ProQuest (Firm).Material type: Computer filePublisher: Farnham, Surrey, England; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2012Description: ix, 222 p.Subject(s): Electronic books | Arts-Philosophy | AestheticsOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Judging architecture -- What titles don't tell -- What music isn't and how to teach it -- Environmental aesthetics -- Art, nature, environment -- The re-shaping of experience -- Two ways in the landscape -- The art in knowing a landscape -- Scenic beauty in a global context -- Forestry aesthetics -- Distant cities: thoughts on an aesthetics of urbanism -- Ideas for an ecological aesthetics -- Nature and habitation in a Chinese garden -- Implications -- Aesthetics without purpose -- The legacy of Dewey's aesthetics -- Evolutionary naturalism and the abandonment of dualism -- The aesthetic politics of environment -- The changing meaning of landscape -- Beauty and the way of modern life.