Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts
Salim Kemal, Ivan Gaskell
Cambridge University Press, Dec 7, 1995 - Philosophy - 292 pages
Landscape, natural beauty and the arts offers probing studies of the complex structure of aesthetic responses to nature. Each chapter refines and expands the terms of discussion, and together they enrich the debate with insights from art history, literary criticism, geography and philosophy. To establish a framework, T. J. Diffey explores a conception of natural beauty free from metaphysical commitments, while R. W. Hepburn considers what constitutes seriousness and triviality in the appreciation of nature. Both explain their claims by reference to art. The next papers investigate the determination of natural beauty by the arts. John Barrell analyzes the social construction of nature and the viewing subject in eighteenth-century paintings, and P. Adams Sitney clarifies how another medium - film - construes nature and determines our appreciation. Turning from the representation to the represented, Don Gifford considers the influence of the American wilderness on conceptions of natural beauty. Next Yi-Fu Tuan looks to the relation of human beings to icescapes and deserts, suggesting that perceptions of natural beauty too often depend on experiences of temperate climates. Perhaps the strongest contrast to the otherness of nature lies in its circumscription in gardening. Stephanie Ross shows how this structures contemporary environmental art. Developing the themes of the duality of gardens - their close reference to nature, and their construction out of nature under the aegis of high art - Donald Crawford defends the viability of comparisons between art and nature generally; Allen Carlson contends that the scientific understanding of nature provides a vocabulary that is inescapable even inaesthetic appreciation; and Arnold Berleant considers whether aesthetics harbors distinctive experiences, of art and nature, as part of the larger question: is appreciation engagement or contemplation? Finally, Noel Carroll explores the room for an emotional response to natural b
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Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts
Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts offers probing studies of the complex structure of aesthetic responses to nature. Each chapter refines and expands ...
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Ronald Hepburn, "Trivial and Serious in Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature," in Salim Kemal and Ivan Gaskell, eds., Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts ...
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Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts (Cambridge, 1993). Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism: Special issue on environmental aesthetics (Spring 1998). ...
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Landscape in the Arts - Scholarship On The Landscape
Landscape, Natural Beauty, and the Arts. Cambridge, uk: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Langmuir, Erika. Landscape. London: National Gallery, 1997. ...
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Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Carpenter, J. (1982) 'Alan Sonfist's public sculptures' in A. Sonfist (ed.) ...
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Dr Terry Diffey : Philosophy : University of Sussex
Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts. Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and the Arts. Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp. 43--64 and also published in my ...
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Ć - Heyd and Newman on the aesthetic appreciation of nature
I discuss this condition in some detail in "Appreciating Art and Appreciating Nature" Landscape, Natural Beauty, and the Arts, eds., S. Kemal and I. Gaskell ...
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Environmental Aesthetics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Sitney, ap, 1993, "Landscape in the Cinema: The Rhythms of the World and the Camera", in Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts, S. Kemal and I. Gaskell (ed ...
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