Disappearing Traces: Holocaust Testimonials, Ethics, and

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The American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) provides protection from illegal discrimination for qualified individuals with disabilities. This dissertation examined the formation of Japanese identity politics after World War II. Because ethics plays such a large part in the way people live, it has always been a subject of great interest. Aristotle believed that a form, with the exception of the Prime Mover, or God, had no separate existence, but rather was immanent in matter.

The Beautiful and the Good Life: Essays on German Aesthetic

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The definitive source book on philosophy and the city. Levinson, Jerrold, 1995. “Pleasure and the Value of Works of Art,” in The Pleasures of Aesthetics, Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Part of this was due to the Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime (1764), which shows a very different kind of Kant, as thinker and writer, than what becomes familiar in the later works. The arts of painting and sculpture were varieties of technē or craft.

Unquiet Understanding: Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics

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As Kant recognized (more or less following Hume), all this is a point from which to theorize. FORMALISM ( or Non-objectivism): (e.g. the art critic Clement Greenberg) Something is an artwork if it embodies a specific kind of form, “significant form”, or if it allows the viewer to appreciate it from a purely ‘formal’ attitude of aesthetic appreciation. It becomes unrecognisable as a value at all across persons or societies (ie objectively). But taking in all that complication requires a lot of cognitive work, including the application of concepts and the drawing of inferences.

Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the

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Making judgments of value requires a basis for criticism. To allude here only to the first, the art-critics Winckelmann and Lessing were among the numerous followers of the Baumgarten school, the former directing his special attention to the art of sculpture. Some people have lats that start haflway up the spine. To many this will seem an insecure foundation upon which to erect a philosophy. But even laborers who make consumable goods are, for Arendt, doing deeply human activity.

The Vocation of Poetry (Subway Line)

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Ancient art was largely, but not entirely, based on the six great ancient civilizations: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Persia, and China. I believe that nursing is not just caring for the sick or injured, it is... having the compassion to care, the knowledge to know what to do, the patience to deal with people, caring for man-kind, and most importantly able to put one’s own ideals aside, and not judge.

Architectural Philosophy

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The authority here is depends on the authenticity of the statement. There are examples of pre-historic art, but they are rare, and the context of their production and use is not very clear, so the aesthetic doctrines that guided their production and interpretation are mostly unknown. Essays in Philosophy. "A Biannual Journal." It certainly is valuable, although I am not sure its value is intrinsic, as Ken suggests (it may be -- I really am not sure).

Expanded Senses: Neue Sinnlichkeit und Sinnesarbeit in der

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When viewers look at my painting, they rarely ask me what brushes and paints I used. Some scenes and motifs—some examples are mother with child, hero overcoming adversity and succeeding, demise of the arrogant or the oppressor—appeal nearly universally, as do certain musical intervals and harmonies. Mussolini's conception of "totalitarianism," after all, was simply that all meaning is found in the "totality," the collective.

Romanticism, Aesthetics, and Nationalism (Cambridge Studies

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Nietzsche likens him to Thales, the ur-philosopher, who falls into a ditch when looking at the stars. A recreational focus, for instance, can also include aesthetic components. Mcluhan’s conceptual toolbox for enhancing pattern recognition. Art is like culture as it is based on contrast, opposition, and contradiction. On top of this, the metals might be patinated in wild tones that would glimmer from dark corners. We are thus in the world, but not of it, as Plato might have been the first to say.

Race and Aesthetics in the anthropology of Petrus Camper

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Start with People, starts with understanding what our users are thinking, feeling, and doing – what they value. Leon Golub's Interrogation III (1981), depicts a female nude, hooded detainee strapped to a chair, her legs open to reveal her sexual organs, surrounded by two tormentors dressed in everyday clothing. Under Modernism these same limitations came to be regarded as positive factors, and were acknowledged openly.[28] After Greenberg, several important art theorists emerged, such as Michael Fried, T.

Childe Harold'S Pilgrimage, Ed. by W. Hiley

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How can anyone interpret such sculptures placed out of context in a British museum? Jon Robson (jonvrobson@googlemail.com) We gratefully acknowledge support from the AHRC, the Analysis Trust, the Aristotelian Society and the British Society for Aesthetics. Therefore, because the function of moral language is non-descriptive, moral sentences do not have any truth conditions. It was the Empiricists who started demanding certificates of authenticity, since they wanted to trace all "ideas" back to experience.