Oriental aesthetics.


Cleveland, Press of Western Reserve University [1965] .

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Subjects Aesthetics, Oriental.
Ästhetik.
Esthétique.
Orient.
Description ix, 138 pages illustrations (some color) 23 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents The need for comparative study of Eastern and Western theories of art -- The growth of interest in Oriental art and aesthetics -- Possible values for Western aesthetics in Oriental writings on related subjects -- Aesthetics in Japan and India today -- Native and foreign traditions in twentieth-century Chinese aesthetics -- Some comparisons between Chinese and Western theories of music, fiction, and drama -- Traditional Indian aesthetics in English -- Traditional Japanese aesthetic concepts -- Chinese theories of literature.
The subjective emphasis in Oriental aesthetics -- Some comparisons between Oriental and medieval European aesthetics -- Universal symbolism in Indian and medieval European art. Opposing interpretations -- Chinese and Japanese as compared with Indian aesthetics -- Social and cultural backgrounds of Oriental aesthetics. Classicism and conservatism -- Changing moral and religious attitudes toward art in the ancient world -- What are "spiritual values"? Metaphysical assumption sof Oriental aesthetics -- The naturalistic conception of spiritual values -- The naturalistic attitude toward mystic experience -- Inadequate knowledge of Western philosophy on the part of Oriental writers. Lack of naturalistic philosophy in the Far East. -- Selecting acceptable elements on Oriental aesthetics.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)785495
(OCoLC)ocm00785495
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WorldCat Identities Munro, Thomas, 1897-
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