Cultural Renewal: Restoring the Liberal and Fine Arts

Cultural Renewal: Restoring the Liberal and Fine Arts

by Arthur Pontynen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351524520
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Arthur Pontynen, professor and former chairman of the department of art, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, is the author of For the Love of Beauty: Art, History, and the Moral Foundations of Aesthetic Judgment and co-author of Western Culture at the American Crossroads: Conflicts Over the Nature of Science and Reason.

Table of Contents

Preface

1 The Cultural Crisis
2 Culture, Relationalism, and Idealism
3 Culture, Biology, and Sociology
4 Culture and Technology
5 Nature, Science, and Culture
6 Sustainability and Culture
7 Hedonistic Ecologism: From Theodicy to Homodicy
8 Relationalism, Aestheticism, and Scientistic Racism
9 The Aesthetic Crisis in the Liberal and Fine Arts
10 Cultural Quality and the Renewal of the Liberal and Fine Arts
11 Anselm or Abelard: The Historical (Re)Turning Point
12 Perennial or Progressive Art History
13 Analogical or Existential Culture: A Case Study in Art History
14 Culture and the Meaning and Quality of Life

Bibliography
Index

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