Contextualizing Aesthetics: From Plato to Lyotard
History. The ancient (Greek and Roman) period ; The modern (18th- and 19th-century) period -- The analytic critique of the aesthetic. The analytic critique of aesthetic experience ; The problem of defining art ; The status of the work of art ; The analytic critique of the expression theory of art -- Continental and contemporary theory. Myths of modernism ; Art and postmodernity ; The critique of truth ; Cultural materialism ; The postmodern sublime
philosophy, art, beauty
Jeffers, Jennifer, "Contextualizing Aesthetics: From Plato to Lyotard" (1998). English Faculty Books. 8.