Global Aesthetics—What Can We Do?

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75 (4):339-349 (2017)
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Abstract

I argue that the default interpretation of “aesthetics” should be global aesthetics, and that aestheticians should take as standard preparation for work in the field some basic knowledge of aesthetics in various cultural traditions. I consider some of the obstacles that interfere with a move in this direction and some of the steps that might encourage a more inclusive self-conception of the field.

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