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    Fantasy, Fiction, and Feelings.Norman Kreitman - 2006 - Metaphilosophy 37 (5):605-622.
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    The Varieties of Aesthetic Disinterestedness.Norman Kreitman - 2006 - Contemporary Aesthetics 4.
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    Intrinsic Aesthetic Value Revisted.Norman Kreitman - 2011 - Metaphilosophy 42 (4):470-478.
    Abstract: Every sentient organism needs constantly to re-assess its environment in order to adjust to any changes in it and to ascertain which aspects are, or become, salient for its current purposes. Such adaptation is of basic evolutionary importance, but for human beings it can be difficult to achieve in the face of radical novelty or when different frames of reference are in conflict. Art by virtue of its integrated structure presents examples of how a partial unification of experience may (...)
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    Art as Orientation.Norman Kreitman - 2011 - Metaphilosophy 42 (5):642-657.
    What is it that we lack in everyday life that causes us to value art so highly? This article argues that (almost) all values are to be understood in terms of a needs-satisfaction system, and hence that the value of art can be understood only with reference to the state of the appreciator prior to engagement with the artwork. Aesthetic appreciation can be analysed as a process, which can be described in empirically based psychological terms, leading to a functional view (...)
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