By W. K. WIMSATT, JR. and M. C. BEARDSLEY He owns with toil he wrote the following scenes; But, if they're naught, ne'er spare him for his pains: ... the intuition or private part of art it the aesthetic fact, and the medium or public part in not the subject of aesthetic at all. What is to be interpreted is the work of art itself, not the intentions of the artist, which are hidden from us and no subject for our… ... as its author saw it in the moment of production… The distinguishing feature of his book is a n excitement over everything I aesthetics that has to do with … Beardsley was born and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and educated at Yale University (B.A. 5 Nobody Needs a Theory of Art 43 Dominic McIver Lopes. The Technological Production of a Space for Art and Environmental Aesthetics. MONROE C. BEARDSLEY is professor of philosophy at Swarthmore College and past president of ASA. Is part of Unknown Type Title Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art : The Analytic Tradition, an Anthology Beardsley's explanation of how works of art have the capacity to give an aesthetic character to human experience provides a justification for art education in the schools. IN DEFENSE OF AESTHETIC VALUE Monroe C. Beardsley Temple University Although the philosophy of art flourishes in our day as never before, and although the word "aesthetics" is widely accepted as a label for this subject, the concept of the aesthetic has grown more problematic with the progress of aesthetics. 1936, Ph.D. 1939), where he received the John Addison Porter Prize. . (Author/RM) 2 The New Institutional Theory of Art 15 George Dickie. 1 The Artworld 7 Arthur C. Danto. Beardsley's explanation of how works of art have the capacity to give an aesthetic character to human experience provides a justification for art education in the schools. Monroe C. Beardsley. Introduction 3. He taught at a number of colleges and universities, including Mount Holyoke College and Yale University, but most of his career was spent at Swarthmore College (22 years) and Temple University (16 years). His latest book is Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present (1966). The work of Monroe C. Beardsley in philosophical aesthetics has special relevance for art education because of his deep concern for the role of art in human existence. By analysing Monroe C. Beardsley's theory of the objectivity of aesthetic qualities, I examine whether there are really beautiful and ugly persons in the world. Wimsatt and Monroe C. Beardsley, however, argued that there is a fallacy (the so-called intentional fallacy) involved in this approach. . Monroe C. Beardsley Date c2003 Publisher Blackwell Pub Pub place Malden, MA Volume Blackwell philosophy anthologies ISBN-10 140510581X, 1405105828 eBook. In aesthetics: Taste, criticism, and judgment. He is arguably the most important figure of twentieth-century analytic aesthetics. Biography. Art as Aesthetic Production vis-a-vis the Artist's Intention ... --Monroe C. Beardsley (“An Aesthetic Definition of Art”) Monroe C. Beardsley (1915-1985) was a professor of philosophy at Temple University. He is widely known for his important work on aesthetics and the philosophy of literature. Part I Identifying Art 1. 3 An Aesthetic Definition of Art 22 Monroe C. Beardsley. Roger Paden - 2010 - Environment, Space, Place 2 (2) ... Jerome Stolnitz - 1978 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 36 (4):409-422. His major work, "Aesthetics," and subsequent writings that have a bearing on art education are discussed. 4 “But They Don’t Have Our Concept of Art” 30 Denis Dutton. “Beardsley’s book accomplishes to perfection what the writer intended. His Aesthetics: Problems in the Philosophy of Criticism (1958) was a watershed book, furnishing an organization aesthetics had lacked. 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