The Structurist 47:20-27 (2008 [2007])

Authors
Arran Gare
Swinburne University of Technology
Abstract
The arts have been almost completely marginalized - at a time when, arguably, they are more important than ever. Whether we understand by “the arts” painting, sculpture and architecture, or more broadly, the whole aesthetic realm and the arts faculties of universities concerned with this realm, over the last half century these fields have lost their cognitive status. This does not mean that there are not people involved in the arts, but they do not have the standing participants in these fields once had. The arts lost the battle of the “two cultures”; science prevailed over the arts and humanities. Architecture is being redefined as an applied science rather than one of the arts. The arts were then finally routed (with hardly a fight) by economists. They have been absorbed into the advertising, entertainment, decoration and building industries, and, as universities have been transformed into transnational business corporations, arts faculties have lost their reason for existence. This paper challenges this marginalization.
Keywords Arts  Architecture  Democracy  Nature
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Law, Process Philosophy and Ecological Civilization.Arran Gare - 2011 - Chromatikon: Annales de la Philosophie En Procès / Yearbook of Philosophy in Process 7:133-160.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Philosophy of the Visual Arts.Philip A. Alperson (ed.) - 1992 - Oxford University Press USA.
The Ancient and Modern System of the Arts.James O. Young - 2015 - British Journal of Aesthetics 55 (1):1-17.
The Spatial Arts: An Interview with Jacques Derrida.Peter Brunette & David Wills - 1994 - In Peter Brunette & David Wills (eds.), Deconstruction and the Visual Arts: Art, Media, Architecture. Cambridge University Press. pp. 9--32.
The Philosophy of the Visual Arts.Philip Alperson (ed.) - 1992 - Oxford University Press.
Daoism and Chinese Martial Arts.Barry Allen - 2014 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 13 (2):251-266.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2018-02-14

Total views
42 ( #229,908 of 2,349,060 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
6 ( #120,293 of 2,349,060 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes