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Aesthetics of autonomy Ricoeur and Sartre on emancipation, authenticity, and selfhood by Farhang Erfani

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Aesthetics,
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFarhang Erfani
LC ClassificationsB2430.R554 E74 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25001851M
ISBN 109780739112588
LC Control Number2010048611

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A Return to Aesthetics confronts postmodernism's rejection of aesthetics by showing that this critique rests on central concepts of classical aesthetic theory, namely autonomous form, disinterest, and symbolic discourse. The author argues for the value of these concepts by recovering them through a historical reinterpretation of their meaning prior to their distortion by twentieth-century.   The book has four chapters. In the first two, Loesberg revisits the Kantian origins of the aesthetic concepts of autonomy, indifference, and sensuous embodiment, and demonstrates their unchanged use for evaluating : Julia Jansen. About Aesthetic and Artistic Autonomy. Whether art can be wholly autonomous has been repeatedly challenged in the modern history of aesthetics. In this collection of specially-commissioned chapters, a team of experts discuss the extent to which art can be explained purely in terms of aesthetic categories. A book review of Farhang Erfani, Aesthetics of Autonomy: Ricoeur and Sartre on Emancipation, Authenticity, and Selfhood (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, ). Discover the world's research 16 Author: Nathan Widder.

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