The Resource For the love of beauty : art, history, and the moral foundations of aesthetic judgment, Arthur Pontynen

For the love of beauty : art, history, and the moral foundations of aesthetic judgment, Arthur Pontynen

Label
For the love of beauty : art, history, and the moral foundations of aesthetic judgment
Title
For the love of beauty
Title remainder
art, history, and the moral foundations of aesthetic judgment
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Pontynen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
701.17
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N66
LC item number
.P66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
For the love of beauty : art, history, and the moral foundations of aesthetic judgment, Arthur Pontynen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-359) and index
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Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Art history and the cultural amnesia of modernity and postmodernity -- 3. Classicism : the nature of beauty, the fragility of goodness -- 4. The Laocoon : the challenge of tragedy and the metaphysics of Plotinus -- 5. The Judeo-Christian tradition : aesthetics and beauty reconciled -- 6. The Renaissance, mannerism, and the baroque : from a qualitative to a quantitative universe -- 7. The modernist-postmodernist tradition : the subjective-objectivity of the "enlightenment" and the decline of beauty -- 8. Ways of worldmaking : Nietzsche's rebirth of tragedy -- 9. Western culture at the crossroads : the history of art and the postmodern eschaton -- 10. Conclusion : subject, object, and responsible freedom in the pursuit of beauty
Control code
000028672401
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 364 p.
Isbn
9780765803016
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2005055936
Other physical details
ill.
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.b2169400x
System control number
  • rm2169400x
  • (OCoLC)62282479

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