The Art of Living: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in World Spiritual Traditions / Edition 1

The Art of Living: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in World Spiritual Traditions / Edition 1

by Crispin Sartwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791423603

ISBN-13: 9780791423608

Pub. Date: 03/30/1995

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This is a multicultural philosophy of art applied to common American and European experience and discussed in relation to Taoist, Buddhist, Hindu, Native American, and African traditions.

The Art of Living: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in World Spiritual Traditions is the first truly multi-cultural philosophy of art. It develops a new theory of what art is,

Overview

This is a multicultural philosophy of art applied to common American and European experience and discussed in relation to Taoist, Buddhist, Hindu, Native American, and African traditions.

The Art of Living: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in World Spiritual Traditions is the first truly multi-cultural philosophy of art. It develops a new theory of what art is, and discusses it in relation to Zen Buddhism, Taoism, and Hinduism, as well as Native American, African, and African-American traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791423608
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
03/30/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One: Opening the Concept of Art

1. Process and Product

2. Zen and the The Art of Living

3. Art and War: Paradox of the Bhagavad-Gita

Part Two: Aesthetic Reintegration

4. The Future of Art

5. Art and Tradition in American Popular Music

6. The Art of Knowing

7. The Tao of Technology

Concluding Remarks

Index

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