Aesthetics of Values: Contemporary Perspectives [Paperback]

Claudio Rozzoni (Editor); Nélio Conceição (Editor)

ISBN: 9788869772276 | Published by: Mimesis International | Series: Aesthetics | Year of Publication: 2020 | Language: English 210p, H210 x W140 (mm)
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Aesthetics of Values


Within a landscape, such as the contemporary one, in which studies on the notion of the image proliferate through multiple disciplinary fields. This book proposes a path dedicated to the analysis of the status of the image, taking its relationship with the notion of value as a starting point. The project stems from the collaboration between the "Art, Critique and Aesthetic Experience" group of the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) of the University of Lisbon and the European Aesthetic Seminar on "images, emotions, values" (http: // In particular, the proposed chapters intend to develop the contributions made during the international seminar "Aesthetics of Values" held in Lisbon in February 2017, during which some of the most authoritative voices of Aesthetic studies on the subject intervened. The volume should also fill a gap in the field of studies on value aesthetics, at a time when, in spite of the proliferation of works dedicated to this topic in the analytical field, the need is felt, as recently underlined by an author of the calibre of Peter Lamarque, for research that returns to investigate the theme of aesthetic value starting from the analysis of experience.

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