The Politics of Modernism: Against the New Conformists

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.11 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Technical artistic skills are cultivated, recognized, and admired. Medieval theologians who sought to reconcile the doctrines of Christianity with the rational explanations of the world given by Aristotle were called Schoolmen, or Scholastics, because they were university teachers. One may be found in his dialogue The Republic, and seems to be the theory that Plato himself believed. With this in mind, and that caring is the essence of nursing practice, my career path goals were outlined and focused on concept of education, health and care.
Read More

Crescent Moon over the Rational: Philosophical

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.39 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

His research focuses on the theory of the welfare state, especially social insurance programs. More than any other single philosopher, Aristotle has shaped the development of western philosophical thinking, whether because of agreement and development of his ideas, or in opposition to them. Benson unwittingly captures the aura of concern surrounding vulnerable young men in an early biography of Pater, presenting a still quite Victorian worldview in 1906: “Young men with vehement impulses, with no experience of the world, no idea of the solid and impenetrable weight of social traditions and prejudices, found in the principles enunciated by Pater with so much recondite beauty, so much magical charm, a new equation of values” (52).
Read More

The Five Great Philosophies of Life

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.18 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Perhaps colors are tied in some intimate way to intrinsic or extrinsic physical properties of the surfaces of things, such as reflectance properties. So why is this interrelation of philosophy, beauty, and truth so alien to the modern mind? Retrieved on January 18, 2008. [12] John Stothoff Badeau and John Richard Hayes, The Genius of Arab civilization: source of Renaissance. Hence the idea of their being second-order statements; that is, statements about the first-order statements.
Read More

The Art of Reconciliation: Photography and the Conception of

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.26 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Such interventions are controversial in some quarters; more controversial still are claims that work in the neurosciences and in evolutionary psychology can deepen, perhaps even revolutionise, our philosophical conceptions of the arts. Socrates, in Xenophon's "Memorabilia" and "Symposium", makes no distinction between the good and the beautiful, and the same indefiniteness extends to Plato's philosophy (The Republic, Phaedrus, Philebus) and that of Plotinus (Ennead, I, vi).
Read More

Investigations Into the Phenomenology and the Ontology of

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.51 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The actors in "Arresting Images," Kathleen Stewart's performative narrative of an addicted, stig­matized underclass in search of redemption and public recognition, act out the ways in which aesthetic destruction and defacement become, in class terms, attempts to imagine the secrets of an unimagined existence. For them, beauty has to have design, magnitude, uniformity, variety, simplicity, and intricacy. On the other hand Lowth's Lectures on Hebrew Poetry, and the same author's Commentary on Isaiah (1778), show the beginnings of a tendency to look mainly at the aesthetic aspects of the prophetical books, and to view the prophets as enlightened religious poets.
Read More

Theology in Built Environments: Exploring Religion,

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.72 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Disinterested contemplation forms, for Kant, the core of aesthetic experience and the ground of the judgment of beauty. Consider, for instance, the writings of Aristotle (384 - 322 B. S. goddess liberated me from this drudgery. No amount of study of nonartists will tell us for certain what relations are to be found between the personality and work of artists themselves. The Body of Sublime Knowledge: Schopenhauer has been portrayed, since the emergence of the analytic philosophies of Russell and Moore [1], with respect to two primary philosophical results.
Read More

Artifacts, Representations and Social Practice: Essays for

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.55 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

According to the New York Times, more and more undergraduates are majoring in philosophy. (lNY Times, April 6, 2008, "In a New generation of College Students"). Besides numerous papers in journals and anthologies, his major publications include his book on negative existentials and fictional discourse Denying Existence, an introduction to 20th century Western epistemology in Sanskrit, and five books in Bangla, the latest on the philosophy of food and clothing.
Read More

The Good Life as a Public Good (Library of Ethics and

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.65 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

He is editor of The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy and his other books include Hellenistic Philosophy (University of California Press) and Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life (Oxford University Press). Empedocles (mid-5th century BC) believed that there are four basic elements: earth, air, fire, and water. This subjective view is also present in "Of The Standard of Taste": aesthetic judgments are based on personal feeling more than they are on reason.... [tags: principles of morals, aesthetic judgement] Why Photography is Not Art - In Roger Scruton's essay, "Why Photography Is Not Art", an effort is made to question photography as a genuine art form.
Read More

Philosophy and Hip-Hop: Ruminations on Postmodern Cultural

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.70 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Hofmann's general attitude toward abstraction as virtually a moral imperative for the serious painter was also extremely influential. In her elementary music text-book (Boardaan and Andress, 1981), her stated purposes include reference to nonitusical outcomes: 'that they may make their own value judgments regarding musical choices, career choices, involvement in and out of school music activities and the support of music in their community'.
Read More

Schoenberg, Wittgenstein and the Vienna Circle (Varia

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.90 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

To be a full-time student, nine hours of courses per semester is required; three hours of courses per semester is required to be enrolled in the program. Logic is the study of the central notions that figure in our most general attempts to understand reasoning. Adapted from an oil painting by Alan Ramsay. c.1740. Criteria are also properly thought of as rules, since if a property is a criterion of beauty it will be safe to follow the rules: if something has that property, judge it (likely to be) beautiful, and, if you want to make a thing more beautiful, see if you can give it more of this property without disturbing any of its other beauty-making properties.
Read More