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Art and EmbodimentFrom Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness$
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Paul Crowther

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780199244973

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.001.0001

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Art and the Needs of Self-Consciousness

Art and the Needs of Self-Consciousness

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(p.169) 9 Art and the Needs of Self-Consciousness
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Art and Embodiment
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Paul Crowther

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0010

This chapter offers a provisional definition of art as symbolically significant sensible manifold, and then explores the distinctive ways in which it reflects self-consciousness. It further suggests that this reflective significance only emerges on the basis of specific sets of historical conditions.

Keywords:   art, self-consciousness, sensible manifold

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