Oxford University Press

The Monist.

 The Aesthetics Of Everyday Life

Call For Papers

Deadline For Submissions Is January 31, 2017.

Intending authors should directly contact the Advisory Editor. They should refer to the submission guidelines when preparing their work for submission. For these and other information about theMonist see http://www.themonist.com/

Advisory Editor: John Haldane (jjh1@st-andrews.ac.uk).

 

Historically aesthetics has focused on the philosophy of art, on the nature of beauty, and on the character of the experience of both. This tended to represent the aesthetic as somewhat rare and elevated above ordinary experience and practice. In recent decades, however, the subject has broadened, with attention being given to a wider diversity of art forms including conceptual art and land art, computer art, the cinema, and video arts. In addition there has been a growth of interest in environmental aesthetics.

A more limited development has been the recognition of the ubiquity of the aesthetic within the fabric of everyday life as for example in work on the aesthetics of the built environment, of personal spaces, and on the aesthetic aspects of social life. Papers are invited that explore either the general idea of an aesthetics of everyday life, or particular topics within this general area. Of particular interest are papers relating the aesthetics of everyday life to issues in social relationships and public policy, for example in relation to clothing styles and fashion, public rituals and ceremonies, landscape design and gardening, urban planning, ambient sound, and graffiti.

 

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