The Path of Beauty: A Study of Chinese Aesthetics
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1994)
Since it was first published in Chinese in 1981, The Path of Beauty has been read widely and translated into several languages, becoming a classic in the study of Chinese aesthetics. The author, a noted philosopher and aesthetician, draws on examples of sculpture, painting, calligraphy, and poetry, among other sources, from throughout China's history to build a cogent and engaging argument concerning the nature of Chinese artistic values. While providing an historical overview of Chinese art from antiquity to modern times, he examines as well the evolution of the sociological, psychological, philosophical, and spiritual underpinnings of Chinese culture.
|Keywords||Aesthetics, Chinese History|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$36.00 used $166.52 new Amazon page|
|Call number||BH221.C6.L5 1994|
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
Richard Sclafani (1977). Is the Tao of Chinese Aesthetics Like a Western Theory of Art? Some Issues in Comparative Aesthetics. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 4 (1):49-62.
Liu Chengji & Lei Yongqiang (2008). The Body and Its Image in Classical Chinese Aesthetics. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (4):577 - 594.
Zongqi Cai (ed.) (2004). Chinese Aesthetics: The Ordering of Literature, the Arts, and the Universe in the Six Dynasties. University of Hawai'i Press.
Qingping Liu (2006). The Worldwide Significance of Chinese Aesthetics in the Twenty-First Century. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (1):33-40.
François Jullien (2004). In Praise of Blandness: Proceeding From Chinese Thought and Aesthetics. Zone Books.
Siu-Chi Huang (1976). The Concept of Beauty in Contemporary Chinese Aesthetics. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 3 (4):413-431.
Li Zehou (1999). A Few Questions Concerning the History of Chinese Aesthetics (Excerpts). Contemporary Chinese Thought 31 (2):66-76.
Brook Ziporyn (2008). Form, Principle, Pattern, or Coherence? Li in Chinese Philosophy. Philosophy Compass 3 (3):401–422.
Chengji Liu (2008). The Body and its Image in Classical Chinese Aesthetics. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (4):577-594.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads1 ( #453,188 of 1,099,817 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #303,541 of 1,099,817 )
How can I increase my downloads?