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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 [...]

Utopia

2020-11-08T22:32:43+03:00By |Categories: Essays|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Philosophy in ancient Greece acquired a systematic unity with Aristotle. A logical method was adopted to unite different disciplines. With Aristotle, philosophy gained a rational narrative through prose with logical and substantive consistency. Philosophers prior to Aristotle, pre-Socratics in particular, expressed philosophy in the form of poetry. Aristotle’s philosophy was a philosophy of solid objects; it carried the status of spatial objects “here and now” to rational concept by way of the union between their substantial and accidental qualities. In ancient Greece, the perception of time was rhythmic; past and future tenses were not used to express reality. The Ancient [...]

About Art

2020-11-08T19:41:15+03:00By |Categories: Essays|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Modern civilization is built on four foundations: Sports, Science, Art, and Philosophy. Sports deals with the discipline of movement, Science with concepts and terminology specific to science, Art with images, and Philosophy with concepts. Artistic endeavor has existed in all cultures since the earliest periods in history, but art gained self-consciousness in Ancient Greece. This was no accident because Ancient Greece was also where people gained consciousness of philosophy, or of their own thoughts. Andrey Tarkovski “Art emerges and develops where there is a yearning for the ideal,” says A. Tarkovsky, and adds, “Art is a symbol of this [...]