By Allen Carlson

ISBN-10: 0415206839

ISBN-13: 9780415206839

Conventional aesthetics is frequently linked to the appreciation of paintings, yet Allen Carlson indicates how a lot of

our aesthetic adventure doesn't surround artwork yet nature--in our reaction to sunsets, mountains, horizons or extra mundane atmosphere.

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Cit. (reproduced in this volume, Chapter 5) and in “On the Possibility of Quantifying Scenic Beauty,” Landscape Planning, 1977, vol. 4, pp. 131– 72. ) Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, New York, Oxford University Press, 1989, Vol. 3, pp. 102–5. I apply these ideas to other kinds of cases in Part II of this volume, especially in “On the Aesthetic Appreciation of Japanese Gardens,” British Journal of Aesthetics, 1997, vol. 37, pp. 47–56 (reproduced in this volume, Chapter 11), “On Appreciating Agricultural Landscapes,” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 1985, vol.

94. 11 Archibald Alison, Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste [1790], Third Edition, Edinburgh, Archibald Constable and Company, 1812, vol. I, p. 10. The relevant sources for Shaftesbury and Hutcheson are, respectively, Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, etc. ), 28 UNDERSTANDING AND AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE Gloucester, Massachusetts, Peter Smith, 1963 and Francis Hutcheson, An Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Design. ), The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1973.

Hepburn, “Contemporary Aesthetics and the Neglect of Natural Beauty,” in Bernard Williams and Alan Montefiore (eds) British Analytical Philosophy, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966, pp. 285–310. ) Aesthetics in the Modern World, London, Thames and Hudson, 1968, pp. 49–66, is a shorter version of the same article. Hepburn, “Trivial and Serious in Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature,” in Salim Kemal and Ivan Gaskell (eds) Landscape, Natural Beauty, and the Arts, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp.

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