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An aesthetics of “realness”: Arendt on the work of art
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Communication, Aesthetics.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5333-4317
2012 (English)In: Aesthetic Pathways, ISSN 2221-0326, Vol. 2, no 1, 31-48 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

To Hannah Arendt, the work of art is characterized as a "thought-thing." The expression, which is an elaboration of Kant, refers to the idea that art is both material and possible to de-sensualize and de-materialize. Art fills the function of sustaining cultures and providing a value of permanency. To Arendt, this function can in turn be guaranteed by the function of judgment, sensus communis, which she interprets in terms of a sense of "realness."

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2012. Vol. 2, no 1, 31-48 p.
Keyword [en]
Arendt, art, aesthetics
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Philosophy
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Critical and Cultural Theory
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17378OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-17378DiVA: diva2:570588
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The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies
Available from: 2012-11-19 Created: 2012-11-19 Last updated: 2016-10-11Bibliographically approved

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