R.K. Elliott's essays on aesthetics put forward a number of common themes that together constitute a unified approach to aesthetics. Throughout his writing, Elliott combines analytic rigour with sympathy for ideas in continental philosophy. This book, the first to gather together Elliott's key essays, powerfully illuminates the unifying role of imagination and the aesthetic in human experience.A version of aesthetic experience adapted in a comparatively simple manner to our intellectual preferences is not an acceptable substitute. ... 7 See Ruby Meagre, a#39;The Sublime and the Obscenea#39;, The British Journal of Aesthetics (July 1964).
|Title||:||Aesthetics, Imagination and the Unity of Experience|
|Author||:||Raymond Kenneth Elliott|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006|