Art as Experience

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Penguin, 2005 - Art - 371 pages
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Based on John Dewey's lectures on esthetics, delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard in 1932, Art as Experience has grown to be considered internationally as the most distinguished work ever written by an American on the formal structure and characteristic effects of all the arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature.

  

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Contents

The Live Creature
1
The Live Creature and Etherial Things
20
Having an Experience
36
A The Act of Expression
60
The Expressive Object
85
Substance and Form
110
The Natural History of Form
139
The Organization of Energies
168
The Common Substance of the Arts
194
The Varied Substance of the Arts
222
The Human Contribution
255
The Challenge to Philosophy
283
Criticism and Perception
310
U Art and Civilization
339
Index
365
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John Dewey (1859-1952), philosopher, psychologist, and educator, is widely credited as the most influential thinker on education in the twentieth century. He taught philosophy at University of Michigan, Chicago University, and Columbia University.

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