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Comparative Eastern and Western Aesthetics

2021-09-13T16:05:26+03:00By |Categories: Transcripts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Distinction between Aesthetics and Fine Art What Did Hegel Mean When He Said “Art Is a Thing of the Past”? Evolution of Craft into Art A Work of Art Can Be Critiqued by a Critic Trained in Aesthetics The Historical Development of Systematic Philosophy Why Is It Assumed That Philosophy First Began in Greece? Philosophy Is an Evolution from Mythos to Logos The Relationship between Imagination and Art There Can Be No Ethics Without Aesthetics! The Distinction between Aesthetics and Fine Art People confuse [...]

The Problem of Method

2020-07-17T00:28:22+03:00By |Categories: Essays|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In its most general usage, “method” refers to the procedure and technique used to carry out a task, to obtain and implement knowledge, and to evaluate results. Method is the term Western civilizations use to refer to such procedures. In Ancient Greece, the word kanon meant “example” and “method”, and was translated from Greek to Arabic as qanun, meaning rules and principles. I. Kant, the famous German thinker from the Enlightenment, defined kanon as “the sum total of the a priori principles of the correct use of certain cognitive faculties in general.” When it comes to method, further questions [...]