David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1993)
In Landscape, Natural Beauty, and the Arts, a distinguished group of scholars probes the complex structure of aesthetic responses to nature. Each of the chapters refines and expands the terms of discussion, and together they enrich the debate with insights from art history, literary criticism, geography and philosophy. To explore the interrelation between our conceptions of nature, beauty and art, the contributors consider the social construction of nature, the determination of our appreciation by artistic media, and the duality of nature's determining in gardening. Showing that natural beauty is impregnated with concepts derived from the arts and from particular accounts of nature, the volume occasions questions of the distinction and relation between art and nature generally, and culminates in a set of philosophical studies of the role of scientific understanding, engagement, and emotion in the aesthetic appreciation of nature.
|Keywords||Landscape Nature (Aesthetics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$11.07 used (78% off) $33.96 new (33% off) $41.45 direct from Amazon (18% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BH301.L3.E96 1993|
|ISBN(s)||0521558549 0521432790 9780521558549|
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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Salim Kemal & Ivan Gaskell (eds.) (1993). Explanation and Value in the Arts. Cambridge University Press.
Glenn Parsons (2006). Freedom and Objectivity in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature. British Journal of Aesthetics 46 (1):17-37.
Alexander Rueger (2007). Kant and the Aesthetics of Nature. British Journal of Aesthetics 47 (2):138-155.
Malcolm Budd (2002). The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature: Essays on the Aesthetics of Nature. Oxford University Press.
Elizabeth Wheeler Manwaring (1925/1965). Italian Landscape in Eighteenth Century England. New York, Russell & Russell.
Diana Spencer (2010). Roman Landscape: Culture and Identity. Cambridge University Press.
A. Lubowski-Jahn (2011). A Comparative Analysis of the Landscape Aesthetics of Alexander von Humboldt and John Ruskin. British Journal of Aesthetics 51 (3):321-333.
Thomas Leddy (2005). A Defense of Arts-Based Appreciation of Nature. Environmental Ethics 27 (3):299-315.
Allen Carlson (2009). Nature and Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics. Columbia University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads44 ( #60,395 of 1,699,564 )
Recent downloads (6 months)9 ( #69,042 of 1,699,564 )
How can I increase my downloads?