The Universal Significance of China Natural Aesthetic Tradition

Nankai University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) 2:88-96 (2008)
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Abstract

Natural aesthetic of traditional Chinese aesthetics for contemporary natural theory of a general reference. Last look at the aesthetic practice, China's natural aesthetic history of showing the human natural aesthetic in form and beauty to the feelings of harmony, from the objects natural to the environment, the natural level of development, providing a vertical travel landscape, landscape architecture and landscape art of the natural aesthetic three great shape. Logical perspective, the aesthetic concept, Chinese aesthetics proposed the "astronomical" The basic concept of the natural aesthetic, a positive answer of the natural aesthetic value of the unique natural and universal aesthetic value of these two basic problems, to solve the "astronomical" and " human "relations, enough to form a more systematic theory of the natural aesthetic. Contemporary society should be established "by day man" of the middle Heaven concept. The tradition of China natural aesthetics is helpful and useful for the study on contemporary natural aesthetics. Historically speaking, the activities of natural aesthetics in ancient China illumines the developments of human natural appreciation from formal pleasure to emotional expression, from natural objects to natural environment which shows three basic models: visiting mountains and water, enjoying garden-building and landscape arts. Logically speaking, the basic notion of "the sky veins" in Chinese aesthetics explains straightly the common and unique aesthetic vales of the nature as well as the philosophical relationship between the nature and the human being, which can build up a systematical theory of natural aesthetics. So we should hold the concept of nature-based-culture about the relationship between the nature and human being in contemporary society

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