David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
British Journal of Aesthetics 48 (1):29-44 (2008)
I argue that the experiences of everyday life are replete with aesthetic character, though this fact has been largely neglected within contemporary aesthetics. As against Dewey's account of aesthetic experience, I suggest that the fact that many everyday experiences are simple, lacking in unity or closure, and characterized by limited or fragmented awareness does not disqualify them from aesthetic consideration. Aesthetic attention to the domain of everyday experience may provide for lives of greater satisfaction and contribute to our ability to pursue moral aims.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Hans Maes (2011). Drawing the Line: Art Versus Pornography. Philosophy Compass 6 (6):385-397.
Similar books and articles
Anthony Graybosch (2002). American Beauty. Acta Analytica 17 (1):133-150.
Derek Matravers (2003). The Aesthetic Experience. British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (2):158-174.
Michael H. Mitias (ed.) (1988). Aesthetic Quality and Aesthetic Experience. Königshausen & Neumann.
Monika Bokiniec (2009). Mieczysław Wallis: Experience and Value. Estetika 46 (1):75-96.
Nick Zangwill (2005). Aesthetic Realism 1. In Jerrold Levinson (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. OUP Oxford
Paisley Livingston (2004). C. I. Lewis and the Outlines of Aesthetic Experience. British Journal of Aesthetics 44 (4):378-392.
Mordechai Gordon (2012). Exploring the Relationship Between Humor and Aesthetic Experience. Journal of Aesthetic Education 46 (1):111-121.
Paisley Livingston (2006). Utile Et Dulce: A Response to Noël Carroll. British Journal of Aesthetics 46 (3):274-281.
Y. Saito (2010). Everyday Aesthetics. Oxford University Press.
H. Hohr (2010). 'Aesthetic Emotion': An Ambiguous Concept in John Dewey's Aesthetics. Ethics and Education 5 (3):247 - 261.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads98 ( #41,439 of 1,906,946 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #92,032 of 1,906,946 )
How can I increase my downloads?