Search for dissertations about: "HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art.

  1. 1. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International / Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet.; [1994]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Public law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History subjects History of science and ideas; Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Abstract : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. READ MORE

  2. 2. African art : an aesthetic inquiry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mohamed A. Abusabib; Uppsala universitet.; [1995]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Aesthetics; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Estetik;

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  3. 3. The Global Art World, Inc. : On the globalization of contemporary art

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Charlotte Bydler; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; globalisering; konstvärldssystem; biennaler; samtidskonst; konsthistoriografi; Arthur C. Danto; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gerardo Mosquera; Paul Virilio; interpellation; Art history; globalization; art world-system; biennials; contemporary art; art historiography;

    Abstract : This study examines certain segments of the art world-system in which geographical distances seemed to vanishing as a result of faster and more intense interaction levels. This particular art world-system has been conceptualized in contradictory ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nihilism, Art, and Technology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen; nihilism; art; technology; avant-garde; architecture; critical theory; Martin Heidegger; Walter Benjamin; Ernst Jünger; Mies van der Rohe; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the role of technology in the formation of the artistic avant-garde, along with various forms of philosophical reflection on this development, with a particular emphasis on Heidegger.Setting out from an analysis of three paradigmatic cases in the interplay between art and technology—the invention of photography, the shift from Futurism to Constructivism, and the interpretation of technology in debates on architectural theory in the 1920s and ’30s—it proceeds to a discussion of three philosophical responses to this development, those found in Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, and Ernst Jünger, all of which share a certain avant-garde sensibility and a notion of art as a response to nihilism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mimesis as the Representation of Types The Historical and Psychological Basis of an Aesthetic Idea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Konstvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Michael Ranta; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; Art theory; aesthetics; cognitive psychology; experimental aesthetics; history of aesthetics; mental representation; aesthetic preference; pictorial representation; prototypicality; schema theory; emotion theory; categorization; behaviourism;

    Abstract : This work attempts to investigate a long-standing tradition within the history of aesthetics according to which the function of pictorial representation consists, or ought to consist, of the rendering of general or idealized types rather than particulars. Proponents of this view may be found in various versions from antiquity to the present. READ MORE