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    David Roberts: Images of Aesthetic Modernity.John Rundell - 2019 - Thesis Eleven 152 (1):76-86.
    David Roberts has always had a keen, sharp and even mischievous eye for paradox, for pointing to what used to be termed in Hegelianese, ‘contradictions’ or ‘dialectics’ of modern society and its forms. Roberts’ keen eye has focused on the paradoxes of aesthetic modernity and the forms that these paradoxes have taken within the historical time consciousness and self-understanding of modernity. This paper will suggest – although only sketchily and in outline – that Roberts’ keen eye notices and reconstructs (...)
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  2. Modern Aesthetics: An Historical Introduction. By the Earl of Listowel. (Teacher College Press, New York. 1967. Pp. Xxiii + 221. Price $6.50 (Cloth), $2.7. (Paper)). [REVIEW]Eva Schaper - 1969 - Philosophy 44 (167):74-75.
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    Aesthetics and Modernity: Essays by Agnes Heller.John Rundell (ed.) - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    Aesthetics and Modernity brings together Agnes Heller's most recent essays on aesthetic genres such as painting, music, literature and comedy, aesthetic reception and embodiment in the context of the continuing pitfalls of modernity. The essays also throw light on Heller's theories of values, emotions and feelings, embodiment, and modernity. Those with an interest in philosophy, critical theory, aesthetics, and social theory will find this collection illuminating, and an essential addition to any philosophy bookshelf.
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    The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems.Stephen Halliwell - 2002 - Princeton, USA: Princeton University Press.
    A comprehensive reassessment of the concept of mimesis in the history of ancient Greek aesthetics and philosophy of art, with particular attention to Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic philosophy, and neoplatonism. There is also a wide-ranging review of arguments pro and contra the idea of artistic mimesis from the Renaissance to modern literar theory. The book challenges standard accounts in numerous respects and builds a new dialectical model with which to make sense of the entire history of mimeticist thinking in aesthetics.
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    Aesthetics Rethinking Modern Sports.Mikhail Saraf - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 47:29-34.
    Sport has become a significant part of the contemporary society culture. There has been developed a system of sciences dealing with sports. Philosophy figures prominently among them and it deals with aesthetic problems of sport. The problem of the aesthetic of sport is really of great importance as; first of all, it creates new fields of aesthetic activity and exerts aesthetic influence upon millions of people. Secondly, sports exert profound influence upon modern architecture, design, performing and fine arts, fashion (...)
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    Modernity and Subjectivity: From an Aesthetic Point of View.Christoph Menke - 1999 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 21 (2):217-232.
    It is a well-known fact that the term ‘subject’ acquired its still predominant meaning only as late as the mid-eighteenth century, and that this led to the formation of the term ‘subjectivity’ at the end of the century. In this recent or ‘modern’ use, the term ‘subject’ is no longer taken just in its grammatical meaning where a subject is that of which something can be predicated, but refers to anything that can say ‘I’. In this sense, the predicate (...)
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    The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems.Stephen Halliwell - 2002 - Princeton University Press.
    Mimesis is one of the oldest, most fundamental concepts in Western aesthetics. This book offers a new, searching treatment of its long history at the center of theories of representational art: above all, in the highly influential writings of Plato and Aristotle, but also in later Greco-Roman philosophy and criticism, and subsequently in many areas of aesthetic controversy from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. Combining classical scholarship, philosophical analysis, and the history of ideas--and ranging across discussion of poetry, painting, (...)
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    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity.Matthew Rampley - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity analyzes Nietzsche's response to the aesthetic tradition, tracing in particular the complex relationship between the work and thought of Nietzsche, Kant, and Hegel. Focusing in particular on the critical role of negation and sublimity in Nietzsche's account of art, it explores his confrontation with modernity and his attempt to posit a revitalized artistic practice as the counter-movement to modern nihilism. Drawing on the full range of his published and unpublished writings, together with his comments on (...)
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  9. Reconstructing the Enlightenment Project: David Rasmussen's Immanent Critique of Aesthetics, Modernity and Law.James Swindal - 1998 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 24 (2-3):5-24.
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    The Aesthetic Contract: Statutes of Art and Intellectual Work in Modernity.Henry Sussman - 1997 - Stanford University Press.
    Ambitious in scope and innovative in concept, this book offers an overview and critique of the conventions surrounding artistic creativity and intellectual endeavour since the outset of 'the broader modernity', which the author sees as beginning with the decline of feudalism and the Church. As a work of intellectual history, it suggests that art and the conventions associated with the artistic constitute a secular institution that has supplanted pre-Reformation theology. Beginning with Luther, Calvin, and Shakespeare and culminating with the Kantian (...)
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  11. Adorno's Social Lyric, and Literary Criticism Today: Poetics, Aesthetics, Modernity.Robert Kaufman - 2004 - In Tom Huhn (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Adorno. Cambridge University Press. pp. 354--375.
     
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  12. Modern Aesthetics: An Historical Introduction.William Francis Hare Listowel - 1967 - London: Allen & Unwin.
     
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    The Aesthetics of the Invisible: George Berkeley and the Modern Aesthetics.Endre Szécsényi - 2022 - History of European Ideas 48 (6):731-743.
    ABSTRACT George Berkeley is usually not discussed in the canonical histories of modern aesthetics. Similarly, Berkeley scholars do not seem to have paid attention to his possible contribution to modern aesthetics. Berkeley exploited certain theoretical potentials of the emerging aesthetic experience that was invented and formulated especially by his contemporaries like Joseph Addison, Richard Steele and Lord Shaftesbury. He applied these elements in shaping a theologico-aesthetic language in the very same period when Francis Hutcheson and Alexander Baumgarten wrote (...)
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    The Persistence of Modernity: Essays on Aesthetics, Ethic, and Postmodernism.Albrecht Wellmer - 1991 - MIT Press.
    Truth, semblance, reconciliation -- The dialectic of modernism and postmodernism -- Art and industrial production -- Ethics and dialogue.
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    The Adulteration of the Infant Aesthetic: Modern Art Through the Eyes of the Child.Colin Symes - 1996 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 30 (3):107.
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  16. The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature.Emily Brady - 2013 - Cambridge University Press.
    In The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature, Emily Brady takes a fresh look at the sublime and shows why it endures as a meaningful concept in contemporary philosophy. In a reassessment of historical approaches, the first part of the book identifies the scope and value of the sublime in eighteenth-century philosophy, nineteenth-century philosophy and Romanticism, and early wilderness aesthetics. The second part examines the sublime's contemporary significance through its relationship to the arts; its position with respect (...)
     
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    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity.Matthew Rampley - 1999 - Cambridge University Press.
    Nietzsche, Aesthetics and Modernity analyses Nietzsche's response to the aesthetic tradition, tracing in particular the complex relationship between the work and thought of Nietzsche, Kant and Hegel. Focusing in particular on the critical role of negation and sublimity in Nietzsche's account of art, it explores his confrontation with modernity and his attempt to posit a revitalized artistic practice as the counter-movement to modern nihilism. Drawing on the full range of his published and unpublished writings, together with his comments on (...)
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    Reflexive Modernization: The Aesthetic Dimension.Scott Lash - 1993 - Theory, Culture and Society 10 (1):1-23.
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    The Modern System of the Arts: A Study in the History of Aesthetics.Paul Oskar Kristeller - 1951 - Journal of the History of Ideas 12 (1/4):496.
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    The Modern System of the Arts: A Study in the History of Aesthetics.Paul Oskar Kristeller - 1952 - Journal of the History of Ideas 13 (1/4):17.
  21. Early Modern Aesthetics.J. Colin McQuillan - 2015 - Rowman & Littlefield International.
    A clear and concise account of the relationship between aesthetics and philosophy in Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the development of aesthetics as a discipline in its own right.
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    The Persistence of Modernity: Essays on Aesthetics, Ethics, and Postmodernism. [REVIEW]Mark Youngerman - 1995 - International Studies in Philosophy 27 (4):149-150.
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    The Emergence of Modern Aesthetic Theory: Religion and Morality in Enlightenment Germany and Scotland.Simon Grote - 2017 - Cambridge University Press.
    Broad in its geographic scope and yet grounded in original archival research, this book situates the inception of modern aesthetic theory – the philosophical analysis of art and beauty - in theological contexts that are crucial to explaining why it arose. Simon Grote presents seminal aesthetic theories of the German and Scottish Enlightenments as outgrowths of a quintessentially Enlightenment project: the search for a natural 'foundation of morality' and a means of helping naturally self-interested human beings transcend their own (...)
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  24. Adorno, Aesthetics, Dissonance: On Dialectics in Modernity.William S. Allen - 2022
    "An analysis of the development and range of Adorno's aesthetics, incorporating the influence of other thinkers and musicians"--.
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  25. American Modern: The Path Not Taken: Aesthetics, Metaphysics, and Intellectual History in Classic American Philosophy.Victorino Tejera - 1996 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Written in the American tradition, American Modern: The Path Not Taken describes how four major American thinkers practiced philosophy non-reductively by incorporating the arts and other human activities. Tejera provides a detailed analysis of Peirce, Dewey, Santayana, and Buchler, showing that the importance they placed on the human can cure what is missing in recent philosophy. American Modern will interest philosophers, historians of philosophy, and scholars of American intellectual history.
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    Aesthetics, Morality, and the Modern Community: Wang Guowei, Cai Yuanpei, and Lu Xun.Ban Wang - 2020 - Critical Inquiry 46 (3):496-514.
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    Aesthetics and Modernity From Schiller to the Frankfurt School.Jerome Carroll, Steve Giles & Maike Oergel (eds.) - 2008 - Peter Lang.
    Proceedings of a conference held in Sept. 2009 in London, England.
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  28. Nietzsche, Aesthetics, and Modernity.Matthew Rampley - 2003 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 25:106-108.
     
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    The Modern Concept of Aesthetic Experience: From Ascetic Pleasure to Social Criticism.Alison Ross - 2010 - Critical Horizons 11 (3):333-339.
    This paper examines the use of “pleasure” as the distinguishing mark of aesthetic experience in post-Kantian philosophy. It shows how the distinctive features of aesthetic experience, such as pleasure, qualify this experience as a platform for social criticism. The key argument is that the autonomy of the aesthetic experience is not “false”, rather it is paradoxical in the strong sense that the fact of its communicative efficacy, which follows from distinctive, “autonomous” aesthetic features, necessarily loads it with functions and expectations (...)
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    A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics.William Francis Hare Earl of Listowel - 1933 - Haskell House.
    Probably the most useful survey of modern aesthetics published in recent years.
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    Forbidden Aesthetics, Ethical Justice, and Terror in Modern Western Culture.Emmanouil Aretoulakis - 2016 - Langham: Lexington Books.
    The book explores the forbidden feelings of beauty, admiration, or satisfaction before instances of terror and human pain from eighteenth-century natural disasters to twenty-first-century terrorist destruction. It explores the fascination felt by the subject witnessing major disasters directly or in a mediated fashion. Emmanouil Aretoulakis' makes the challenging proposition that there is, paradoxically, an ethics in the aesthetic appraisal of terror.
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    The Modern Quarterly Beginnings of Aesthetic Realism, 1922-1923.Eli Siegel - 1969 - Definition Press.
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    Why Modern Architecture Emerged in Europe, Not America: The New Class and the Aesthetics of Technocracy.David Gartman - 2000 - Theory, Culture and Society 17 (5):75-96.
    Using theories by Pierre Bourdieu and the Frankfurt School that causally link art to class interests, this article examines the differential development of modern architecture in the United States and central Europe during the early 20th century. Modern architecture was the aesthetic expression of technocracy, a movement of the new class of professionals, managers and engineers to place itself at the center of rationalized capitalism. The aesthetic of modernism, which glorified technology and instrumental reason, was weak and undeveloped (...)
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    Modernity, Aesthetics, and the Bounds of Art.Peter J. McCormick - 1990 - Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
  35. A History of Modern Aesthetics.Paul Guyer - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    A History of Modern Aesthetics narrates the history of philosophical aesthetics from the beginning of the eighteenth century through the twentieth century. Aesthetics began with Aristotle's defense of the cognitive value of tragedy in response to Plato's famous attack on the arts in The Republic, and cognitivist accounts of aesthetic experience have been central to the field ever since. But in the eighteenth century, two new ideas were introduced: that aesthetic experience is important because of emotional impact - precisely (...)
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  36. Modern Japanese Aesthetics: A Reader.Michele Marra - 2001 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 59 (1):113-115.
     
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    Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics and Aesthetics.Stephen K. White - 2002 - Rowman & Littlefield.
    Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics, and Aesthetics examines the philosophy of Burke in view of its contribution to our understanding of modernity. Burke's relevance, until recently, has lain in how his critique of the French Revolution bolstered arguments against revolutionary communism. As that threat recedes, should we allow Burke's significance to recede as well? Stephen K. White argues that Burke remains important because he shows us how modernity engenders an implicit forgetfulness of human finitude. White illustrates this theme by showing how (...)
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  38. "The Aesthetic Attitude" in the Rise of Modern Aesthetics.Jerome Stolnitz - 1978 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 36 (4):409-422.
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  39. Modern Japanese Aesthetics a Reader.Michael F. Marra - 1999 - University of Hawaii Press.
    Annotation This is the first work in English on the history of the Japanese philosophy of art, from its inception in the 1870s to the present.
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    A History of Modern Japanese Aesthetics.Michael F. Marra - 2001 - University of Hawaii Press.
    This collection of essays constitutes the first history of modern Japanese aesthetics in any language. It introduces readers through lucid and readable translations to works on the philosophy of art written by major Japanese thinkers from the late nineteenth century to the present. Selected from a variety of sources (monographs, journals, catalogues), the essays cover topics related to the study of beauty in art and nature. The translations are organized into four parts. The first, The Introduction of Aesthetics, traces (...)
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  41. Modern Aesthetics.D. Petsch - 2005 - In Władysław Tatarkiewicz (ed.), History of Aesthetics. New York: Continuum.
     
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    Modern Theology and Aesthetic Education.John Adkins Richardson - 1968 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 2 (2):67.
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  43. "Modern Aesthetics": The Earl of Listowel. [REVIEW]Ruth Saw - 1968 - British Journal of Aesthetics 8 (3):298.
     
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  44. The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems. By Stephen Halliwell.H. Tarrant - 2004 - The European Legacy 9:562-563.
     
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  45. Aesthetic Judgment Under the Pressure of Modern Life Following Simmel and Valery.Claude Therien - 2010 - Revue Philosophique De Louvain 108 (4):639-661.
     
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  46. The Aesthetics of Modern Architecture and Artistic Production.C. Lupse - 2003 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 2 (4):75-83.
     
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    The Aesthetics of Modern Life: Simmel's Interpretation.David Frisby - 1991 - Theory, Culture and Society 8 (3):73-93.
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    The Aesthetic State: A Quest in Modern German Thought.Lydia Goehr - 1992 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 50 (3):260-262.
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    A Modern" Totem": On the Lyrical Form and Aesthetic Consciousness of Yu Dafu's Self-Narrative Novels.Zeng Pan - 2011 - Journal of Aesthetic Education (Misc) 3:015.
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    Early Modern Aesthetics: Antony and Cleopatra and the Afterlife of Domination.Nigel Mapp - 2020 - Aisthesis. Pratiche, Linguaggi E Saperi Dell’Estetico 13 (2):169-184.
    This essay argues that Antony and Cleopatra’s pitting of Egypt against Rome is a cipher of aesthetic resistance to modern rationality. The coordinates are Adornian. Antony’s and Cleopatra’s complex identities elude the disenchanting, nominalist machinery in which diffuse indeterminacy necessitates conceptual imposition. Here, the individuals are essentially dramatized: sensate, embodied selves composed and expressed in relations of passionate recognition. The lovers’ deaths, and especially Cleopatra’s self-conscious theatre, rewrite the ascetic, dominative, and pseudo-theatrical rationality of Octavian Rome. The protest, the (...)
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