51 found
Sort by:
See also:
Profile: Johnna Fisher (University of British Columbia)
  1. John Fisher (forthcoming). Against Theory, Again. Journal of Aesthetic Education.
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. John Fisher (forthcoming). Some Remarks on What Happened to John Dewey. Journal of Aesthetic Education.
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. John Andrew Fisher (forthcoming). The Very Idea of Perfect Realism. Philosophical Forum.
    I define "perfect realism" as a style of replicative sculpture: exact replicas of inanimate objects or humans. Differentiating perfect realism from "photo" or "super" realism, and from representation, I criticize various defenses of this type of art. I argue that to understand perfect realism we need a theory of replication, which I sketch. Part of the account involves X (a replica) causing the perceptual experience that it is a Y when it is not. Hence perfect realism turns on the generic (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  4. John Andrew Fisher (forthcoming). The Value of Natural Sounds. Journal of Aesthetic Education.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  5. Jeanette Bicknell & John Andrew Fisher (2013). Introduction: Making a Space for Song. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71 (1):1-11.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  6. Jeanette Bicknell & John Andrew Fisher (eds.) (2013). Song, Songs, and Singing. John Wiley & Sons.
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  7. Jeanette Bicknell & John Andrew Fisher (2011). Call for Papers Song, Songs, and Singing. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69 (4).
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  8. John Andrew Fisher (2011). Soul Music: Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop From Plato to Motown by Rudinow, Joel. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69 (4):427-430.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  9. John Fisher, Understanding and Assessing Spiritual Health.
    This chapter explores awareness and compassion as essential elements in spiritual cultivation. Of the education of awareness, it describes the ideas of Aldous Huxley and J. Krishnamurthi as well as the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness. The practice of awareness would reveal a holistic experience and multiple dimensions of reality. This chapter briefly describes the author’s view of “the five dimensions of reality” that include dimensions from the surface to the deepest, infinite reality. Drawing on Eastern perspectives, it explains that “pure (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  10. John Andrew Fisher (2009). Review of Scott Walden (Ed.), Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (2).
    Translate to English
    | Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  11. John Andrew Fisher (2007). Is It Worth It? Lintott and Ethically Evaluating Environmental Art. Ethics, Place and Environment 10 (3):279 – 286.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  12. John Andrew Fisher (2007). Performing Nature. Environmental Philosophy 4 (1/2):15-28.
    Natural environments differ from artworks in two ways: (a) they are surroundings filled with objects, processes, and the observer, (b) they are natural, not intentionally created to be appreciated. I show that this serious problem for accounts of aesthetic appreciation of nature has led many thinkers in environmental aesthetics (e.g., Carlson and Rolston) to claim that appreciators should be actively engaged with a natural environment. But how? One suggestion has been that appreciators play the role of creative performers in the (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  13. John Andrew Fisher (2004). On Carroll's Enfranchisement of Mass Art as Art. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 62 (1):57-61.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  14. John Martin Fisher (2004). Dan Dares. The Philosophers' Magazine 25 (25):56-56.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  15. John A. Fisher (2003). Environmental Aesthetics. In Jerrold Levinson (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics. Oxford University Press. 667--678.
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  16. John A. Fisher (2001). High Art Versus Low Art. In Berys Nigel Gaut & Dominic Lopes (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics. Routledge.
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  17. John A. Fisher (2001). Low Art. In Berys Nigel Gaut & Dominic Lopes (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics. Routledge. 409.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  18. John Andrew Fisher (1998). Anthropomorphism. In Marc Bekoff & Carron A. Meaney (eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare. Greenwood Press.
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  19. John Andrew Fisher (1998). What the Hills Are Alive With: In Defense of the Sounds of Nature. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 56 (2):167-179.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  20. John Andrew Fisher & Jason Potter (1997). Technology, Appreciation, and the Historical View of Art. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55 (2):169-185.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  21. John Andrew Fisher (1996). The Fine Art of Repetition. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 56 (4):962-965.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  22. John Andrew Fisher (1996). The Myth of Anthropomorphism John Andrew Fisher. In Colin Allen & D. Jamison (eds.), Readings in Animal Cognition. Mit Press.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  23. John Andrew Fisher (1995). Is There a Problem of Indiscernible Counterparts? Journal of Philosophy 92 (9):467-484.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  24. John Andrew Fisher (1994). Why Potentiality Does Not Matter: A Reply to Stone. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 24 (2):261 - 279.
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  25. John H. Fisher (1992). RF Yeager, John Gower's Poetic: The Search for a New Arion.(Publications of the John Gower Society, 2.) Woodbridge, Suffolk; and Wolfeboro, NH: Boydell and Brewer, 1990. Pp. Vii, 289; 2 Errata Sheets. $73. [REVIEW] Speculum 67 (3):759-761.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  26. John Andrew Fisher (1991). Discovery, Creation, and Musical Works. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 49 (2):129-136.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  27. J. Elster, K. Moene, Cambridge Cambridge, Jan Faye, John Martin Ed Fisher, Stanford Stanford, E. Forster & Steve Fuller (1990). 555PP-,£ 2500 Davis, Caroline Franks, The Evidential Force of Religious Experience, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989, 276pp.,£ 27.50 Donaldson, John, Key Issues in Business Ethics, Sidcup, Kent, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Ltd., 1989, 251pp.,£ 25.00, Paper£ 9.95. [REVIEW] Mind 99:393.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  28. Joe R. Burnett, John Fisher & Richard Shusterman (1989). Symposium on John Dewey's Art as Experience. Journal of Aesthetic Education 23 (3):49-67.
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  29. John Fisher (1989). Wolfgang Iser, Walter Pater: The Aesthetic Moment Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 9 (1):19-22.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  30. John H. Fisher (1988). Animadversions on the Text of Chaucer, 1988. Speculum 63 (4):779-793.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  31. John Fisher (1987). Some New Problems in Perspective. British Journal of Aesthetics 27 (3):201-212.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  32. John Fisher (1985). Monroe C. Beardsley 1915-1985. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 44 (1).
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  33. John Fisher (1984). Entitling. Critical Inquiry 11 (2):286.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  34. John Andrew Fisher (1984). Linguistic Idealism. Metaphilosophy 15 (1):26–34.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  35. Monroe C. Beardsley & John Fisher (eds.) (1983). Essays on Aesthetics: Perspectives on the Work of Monroe C. Beardsley. Temple University Press.
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  36. John Fisher (1983). Beardsley on Aesthetic Experience. In Monroe C. Beardsley & John Fisher (eds.), Essays on Aesthetics: Perspectives on the Work of Monroe C. Beardsley. Temple University Press. 86--96.
    No categories
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  37. John Andrew Fisher (1981). Aberrant Speakers and Linguistic Philosophy: A Reconsideration of the Dialogue Between Cavell and the Baker. Philosophical Investigations 4 (4):24-44.
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  38. John H. Fisher (1981). J. D. Burnley, Chaucer's Language and the Philosophers' Tradition. (Chaucer Studies, 2.) Cambridge: D. S. Brewer; Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield,, 1979. Pp. Ix, 196. $30. [REVIEW] Speculum 56 (2):448-449.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  39. John A. Fisher (1980). Understanding, Linguistic Competence and Knowledge. Philosophical Forum 12.
    THIS PAPER ATTEMPTS TO PROVIDE A SYSTEMATIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE UNDERSTANDING PRESUPPOSED BY PROPOSITIONAL KNOWLEDGE. BEGINNING WITH THE HYPOTHESIS THAT THE UNDERSTANDING UNDERLYING KNOWLEDGE IS LINGUISTIC IN NATURE, A HYPOTHESIS I CALL "LT," I STATE AND CRITICIZE DANTO'S VERSION OF LT, WHICH ANALYZES THIS UNDERSTANDING AS THE UNDERSTANDING OF SENTENCES. I SHOW THAT HIS (INTELLECTUALIZED) VIEW OF WHAT IT IS TO UNDERSTAND LANGUAGE IS INCORRECT. BY DISTINGUISHING A COMPETENCE FROM A PERFORMANCE SENSE OF "UNDERSTANDS "S"," AND BY NOTING THAT LANGUAGE (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  40. John H. Fisher (1980). John M. Fyler, Chaucer and Ovid, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. Pp. X, 206. Speculum 55 (4):866.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  41. John Fisher (1978). On Perceiving the Impossible. British Journal of Aesthetics 18 (1):19-30.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  42. John Fisher (1976). The Ease and Difficulty of Theory. Dialectics and Humanism 3 (2):117-123.
    No categories
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  43. John Fisher (1975). Fallibility and Knowledge of the Future. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 36 (1):44-58.
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  44. John Fisher (1974). Knowledge of Rules. Review of Metaphysics 28 (2):237 - 260.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  45. John Fisher (1974). Universalizability and Judgments of Taste. American Philosophical Quarterly 11 (3):219 - 225.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  46. John Fisher & Jeffrey Maitland (1974). The Subjectivist Turn in Aesthetics: A Critical Analysis of Kant's Theory of Appreciation. Review of Metaphysics 27 (4):726 - 751.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  47. John Fisher & Ernest Sosa (1971). Values and the Future, the Impact of Technological Change on American Values Edited by Kurt Baier and Nicholas Rescher. World Futures 10 (3):353-361.
    (1971). Values and the Future, the Impact of Technological Change on American Values Edited by Kurt Baier and Nicholas Rescher. World Futures: Vol. 10, No. 3-4, pp. 353-361.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  48. John Fisher (1968). Evaluation Without Enjoyment. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 27 (2):135-139.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  49. John Fisher (1966). Plato on Writing and Doing Philosophy. Journal of the History of Ideas 27.
    The author believes that plato's view of the nature of philosophical activity can be seen in plato's paradoxical attitude toward the relationship between the written and spoken word. The "phaedrus" is examined from this perspective, And the author concludes that the varied wing symbols used by plato here indicate that although written words "have no wings," the words of philosophy do. Written words have some effectiveness for persuasion, But a philosopher needs more spirited interaction than this; only the spoken word (...)
    Direct download  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  50. John J. Fisher (1965). Santayana on James: A Conflict of Views on Philosophy. American Philosophical Quarterly 2 (1):67 - 73.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
1 — 50 / 51