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A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology

Force( )
Author: Menke, Christoph
Translator: Jackson, Gerrit
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:Fordham University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

Force is the attempt of reading modern aesthetics as a theory of "force." It does so by showing that modern philosophy begins twice in aesthetics - in two different, even opposite forms: as an aesthetic of the subject and its "faculties" and as an experience and theory of force, which conceives the aesthetic as a play of imagination. Force defines the aesthetic nature of the human, as distinct from the culture of socially acquired practices. "Force" is the concept of a difference - the...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.9 x 6 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.451 Pounds

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