Art and Identity
Essays on the Aesthetic Creation of MindeBook - 2013
Art has the capacity to shape and alter our identities. It can influence who and what we are. Those who have had aesthetic experiences know this intimately, and yet the study of art's impact on the mind struggles to be recognized as a centrally important field within the discipline of psychology. The main thesis of Art and Identity is that aesthetic experience represents a prototype for meaningful experience, warranting intense philosophical and psychological investigation. Currently psychology remains too closed-off from the rich reflection of philosophical aesthetics, while philosophy contin.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (219 pages)