publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Taste as Feeling

Highmore, Ben;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2016
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article is premised on two presumptions. The first is, I think, uncontroversial, the second less so. The first presumption is that today, serious discussions about taste usually start out by rehearsing Pierre Bourdieu’s contribution to our understanding of how taste preferences operate in society. This, then, is merely to recognize that when Bourdieu first published books such as The Love of Art (1969, written with Alain Darbel) and Distinctions: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste (1979), he was making a concerted intervention into debates about cultural value and challenging the philosophical understandings of taste based on such ideas as disinter...
Subjects
free text keywords: AZ, Judgement, Sociology, Notice, Presumption, Feeling, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Epistemology, Discounting, Social distinction, Taste, Literature, business.industry, business, Taste (sociology)
Related Organizations

12 I. A. Richards, Practical Criticism (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976), 181. First published in 1929.

49 Martin Heidegger, The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics: World, Finitude, Solitude, translated by William McNeill and Nicholas Walker (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1995): 68.

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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Taste as Feeling

Highmore, Ben;