Principles of Aesthetics

By: Dewitt H Parker

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This book has grown out of lectures to students at the University of Michigan and embodies effort to express to them the nature and meaning of art. In writing it, the author have sought to maintain scientific accuracy, yet at the same time to preserve freedom of style and something of the inspiration of the subject. While intended primarily for students, the book will appeal to people who are interested in the intelligent appreciation of art. For the broader philosophy of art to the artists and philosophers during the period from Herder to Hegel, who gave to the study its greatest development, and among contemporaries, to Croce and Lipps. The appended bibliography is, of course, not intended to be in any sense adequate, but is offered merely as a guide to further reading; a complete bibliography would itself demand almost a volume. Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction: Purpose and Method; 2. The Definition of Art; 3. The Intrinsic Value of Art; 4. The Analysis of the Aesthetic Experience: The Elements of the Experience; 5. The Analysis of the Aesthetic Experience: The Structure of the Experience; 6. The Problem of Evil in Aesthetics, and its Solution through the Tragic, Pathetic, and Comic; 7. The Standard of Taste; 8. The Aesthetics of Music; 9. The Aesthetics of Poetry; 10. Prose Literature; 11. The Dominion of Art over Nature: Painting; 12.The Dominion of Art over Nature: Sculpture; 13. Beauty in the Industrial Arts: Architecture; 14. The Function of Art: Art and Morality; 15.The Function of Art: Art and Religion; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 303.

Title: Principles of Aesthetics

Author Name: Dewitt H Parker

Categories: Aesthetics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Books: 2011

ISBN Number: 8174791086

ISBN Number 13: 9788174791085

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 14.5 x 22.5 Cm

Seller ID: 037718

Keywords: Aesthetics