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The Place of the Sensuous In Dufrenne's Phenomenology of Art

Masoud Olya;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Philosophical Investigations (issn: 2251-7960, eissn: 2423-4419, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Tabriz
Abstract
Mikel Dufrenne, French phenomenologist philosopher, has elaborated a systematic description of the aesthetic experience in some of his works, especially his most important book, The Phenomenology ofAesthetic Experience. This article addresses an orientation that outlines his phenomenology of art: giving priority to the original sense of the word "aesthetics", i.e. perception (aisthesis) as the integral and irreplaceable element of the aesthetic experience. Dufrenne does this mainly by distinguishing aesthetic object from work of art. In this article, it is shown how this distinction leads to the originality of the sensuous (le sensible) in the aesthetic experien...
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free text keywords: Dufrenne, aesthetic object, Phenomenology, Philosophy (General), B1-5802
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