By Figal, Gnter, Veith, Jerome
Connecting aesthetic adventure with our adventure of nature or with different cultural artifacts, Aesthetics as Phenomenology specializes in what artwork skill for cognition, acceptance, and affect―how artwork alterations our daily disposition or habit. Günter Figal engages in a penetrating research of the instant at which, in our contemplation of a piece of artwork, response and inspiration confront one another. For these expert within the visible arts and for extra informal audience, Figal unmasks paintings as a decentering adventure that opens extra probabilities for figuring out our lives and our world.
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In that case, artworks are of such a kind as to be essentially made for the aesthetic attitude. They need not be exhausted by this attitude, but can also have their place in social-political or religious contexts—generally in contexts that are important for cultural or historical understanding and self-understanding. Yet the fact that they are artworks is demonstrated, above all, in the possibility of the aesthetic attitude. In order to grasp the essence of art more precisely, and with it the essence of the aesthetic attitude, one need merely reflect on the fundamental conception of philosophical aesthetics.
The transition from emphatic to placid modernism should be favorable to the discussion of this question. Philosophical clarifications need distance from their subject matter; every partisan for or against something loses the clarity of vision necessary for philosophy. Only when one no longer associates the philosophical discussion of art with partisan intentions can art as such be seen. Only then is a circumspect answer possible to the question of what experience art induces. Such an answer must be especially prudent, because in modernism it was associated with either too high or too low of a demand.
Whereas, in the process of understanding philosophical texts, perception is nothing more than a necessary condition, it is constitutive for the understanding of artworks. Artworks are only understandable as perceived. Thus, the perceivability of artworks carries more weight for their essential determination than their intelligibility. To grasp artworks as things of appearance means to make their thing-like appearance comprehensible as an interplay of various essential moments. This will occur—after an opening chapter that is dedicated to the possibilities of a philosophical discussion of art—in four steps, each taken with a chapter.
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