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Pragmatist Aesthetics: Living Beauty, Rethinking Art

Human Science


by
Richard Shusterman

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 713 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This much acclaimed book has emerged as neo-pragmatism’s most significant contribution to contemporary aesthetics. By articulating a deeply embodied notion of aesthetic experience and the art of living, and by providing a compellingly rigorous defense of popular art-crowned by a pioneer study of hip hop-Richard Shusterman reorients aesthetics towards a fresher, more relevant , and socially progressive agenda. The second edition contains an introduction where Shusterman responds to his critics, and it concludes with an added chapter that formulates his novel notion of somaesthetics.

This much acclaimed book has emerged as neo-pragmatism’s most significant contribution to contemporary aesthetics. By articulating a deeply embodied notion of aesthetic experience and the art of living, and by providing a compellingly rigorous defense of popular art-crowned by a pioneer study of hip hop-Richard Shusterman reorients aesthetics towards a fresher, more relevant , and socially progressive agenda. The second edition contains an introduction where Shusterman… (more)

This much acclaimed book has emerged as neo-pragmatism’s most significant contribution to contemporary aesthetics. By articulating a deeply embodied notion of aesthetic experience and the art of living, and by providing a compellingly rigorous defense of popular art-crowned by a pioneer study of hip hop-Richard Shusterman reorients aesthetics towards a fresher, more relevant , and socially progressive agenda. The second edition contains an introduction where Shusterman responds to his critics, and it concludes with an added chapter that formulates his novel notion of somaesthetics.

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