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Publisher Description

Environmental aesthetics crosses several commonly recognised divides: between analytic and continental philosophy, Eastern and Western traditions, universalising and historicising approaches, and theoretical and practical concerns. This volume sets out to show how these,perspectives can be brought into conversation with one another.The first part surveys the development of the field and discusses some important future directions. The second part explains how widening the scope of environmental aesthetics demands a continual rethinking of the relationship between aesthetics and other fields. How does environmental aesthetics relate to ethics? Does aesthetic appreciation of the environment entail an attitude of respect? What is the relationship between the theory and practice? The third part is devoted to the relationship between the aesthetics of nature and the aesthetics of art. Can art help save the Earth? The final part illustrates the emergence of practical applications from theoretical studies by focusing on concrete case studies.

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2014
February 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
377
Pages
PUBLISHER
Fordham University Press
SELLER
Gardners Books Ltd
SIZE
27
MB

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