Irony and singularity: Aesthetic education from Kant to Levinas

Peters, G. J. (2005) Irony and singularity: Aesthetic education from Kant to Levinas. Ashgate Publishers. ISBN 0754638111

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Additional Information:Sole authored book. This book re-evaluates aesthetics in higher education not as an academic discipline among others but as part of a wider strategy to re-orientate teaching. Following through the logic of post-Kantian aesthetics to their logical conclusions and consequences, Peters argues for a fundamental re-thinking of art education and its possibilities. Although focused on the manner in which art and aesthetics are taught within the context of the art school, the book raises wider and more central issues within pedagogy, challenging the currently dominant models rooted in science and the humanities. Reviewed by Robin Durie under the title: �Learning the Event', in Radical Philosophy 138, July/August, 2006, pp. 55-7 Reviewed by Pradeep Dhillon in The British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 47, No. 2, April 2007, pp 221-3.
Uncontrolled Keywords:aesthetic education, Kant, Levinas
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
ID Code:6839
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:13
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