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Higgins, Kathleen M.

Artistic Visions and the Promise of Beauty

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Kathleen M. Higgins, Shakti Maira, Sonia Sikka

Part I. What Happened to Beauty?

2. The Hollowing of Art and the Call of Beauty
Shakti Maira

3. Iconoclasm and the Demise of Aesthetics
Anjolie Menon

4. Beauty: A Promise of Enduring Art
Ruth Lorand

5. Beauty, Religion and Tradition in Post-Nuclear Japanese Arts and Aesthetics
Mara Miller

Part II. Judging Beautiful Bodies

6. Western Theories of Beauty and Non-Western Peoples
Partha Mitter

7. Valli and Devasena
Alka Pande

8. Female Bodies in China: Literati Fantasies, Iron Girls and Olympics Hoopla
Eva Kit Wah Man

Part III. Beauty, Virtue and Happiness

9. Buddhism, Beauty and Virtue
David E. Cooper

10. Thinking Through an Embodied Confucian Aesthetics of Persons
Eric Mullis

11. Beauty and the Sense of Life
Kathleen M. Higgins

12. Dwelling with Beauty
Sonia Sikka

Part IV. Beauty and the Self

13. Artistic Creativity: Individual and the Community (Remarks on Tagore’s notion of the ‘Surplus’ in Man)
Sujata Miri

14. Letting Objects Speak: Beauty in the Japanese Artistic Tradition
Yuriko Saito

15. Perceiving Beauty, Recognizing Self
Yuriko Lochan

Part V. Beauty as Daily Practice

16. Art, Craft & Beauty – A Subjective Caste System
Laila Tyabji

17. The Beautiful in Bali
Stephen Davies

18. The ‘Aesthetic in Everyday Life’: An Exploration Through the Buddhist Concept of Vikalpa

Priyadarshi Patnaik

19. Daoist Aesthetics of the Everyday and the Fantastical
Sarah Mattice

Keywords: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Fine Arts, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319438931
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-43891-7

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