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Description - The Aesthetics of Everyday Life by Andrew Light

The aesthetics of everyday life, originally developed by Henri Lefebvre and other modernist theorists, is an extension of traditional aesthetics, usually confined to works of art. It is not limited to the study of humble objects but is rather concerned with all of the undeniably aesthetic experiences that arise when one contemplates objects or performs acts that are outside the traditional realm of aesthetics. It is concerned with the nature of the relationship between subject and object. One significant aspect of everyday aesthetics is environmental aesthetics, whether constructed, as a building, or manipulated, as a landscape. Others, also discussed in the book, include sport, weather, smell and taste, and food.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231135030
ISBN-10: 0231135033
Format: Paperback
(157mm x 231mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Andrew Light

Andrew Light is assistant professor of environmental philosophy, director of the Environmental Conservation program, and codirector of the Applied Philosophy Group at New York University. He is the author of Reel Arguments: Film, Philosophy, and Social Criticism and is the editor or coeditor of fifteen books on philosophy and environmental studies. He lives in New York City. Jonathan M. Smith is professor of geography at Texas A&M and is the coeditor of Re-Reading Cultural Geography; Worldview Flux: Perplexed Values Among Postmodern Peoples; American Space/American Place: Geographies of the Contemporary United States; and the journal Philosophy and Geography. He lives in Bryan, Texas.

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