Aura, Self, and Aesthetic Experience

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Marshall Battani (2011)
  • Publisher: Contemporary Aesthetics, Inc.
  • Journal: Contemporary Aesthetics (issn: 1932-8478)
  • Subject: aesthetic experience | aesthetic field | aura | cognition | cultural sociology | disinterestedness | distinction | flow | Aesthetics | BH1-301

Aesthetic experiences are generated in encounters with cultural objects and such experiences are marked by the free play of cognitive and numinous experience unstructured by concepts. Kant’s famous three types of pleasure, made infamous in social theory by Pierre Bourdi... View more
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