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Vorschule der Aesthetik

Vorschule der Aesthetik
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  • Date Published: August 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108062220

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  • Although Gustav Theodor Fechner (1801–87) had studied medicine at the University of Leipzig, he never practised as a doctor. In the 1820s he published satirical evaluations of the medical science of the day under the pseudonym 'Dr Mises' and supplemented his income by translating chemistry and physics texts. Increasingly he focused his studies on mathematics and physics, and the physical and physiological became recurrent themes in his work. With the publication of his Elemente der Psychophysik (1860), Fechner not only established the foundations of psychophysics as a field of research, but also pioneered much experimental psychology. This two-volume second edition of his 1876 work on the principles of aesthetics was published in 1897–8. In Volume 1, Fechner identifies new experimental methods while advocating the inductive study of 'aesthetics from below'. In Volume 2, he applies previously established principles in the analysis of different works of art.

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    • Date Published: August 2013
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108062220
    • length: 608 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 37 mm
    • weight: 0.75kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Vorwort
    1. Der Aesthetik von Oben und Unten
    2. Vorbegriffe
    3. Aesthetische Gesetze oder Principe in allgemeinen
    4. Princip der ästhetischen Schwelle
    5. Princip der ästhetischen Hülfe oder Steigerung
    6. Princip der einheitlichen Verknüpfung des Mannichfaltigen
    7. Princip der Widerspruchslosigkeit, Einstimmigkeit oder Wahrheit
    8. Princip der Klarheit
    9. Aesthetisches Associationsprincip
    10. Erläuterung des landschaftlichen Eindrucks durch das Associationsprincip
    11. Verhältniss zwischen Poesie und Maelrei aus dem Gesichtspuncte des Associationsprincip
    12. Physiognomische und instinctive Eindrücke
    13. Vertretung des directen Factors ästhetischer Eindrücke gegenüber dem Associativen
    14. Verschiedene Versuche
    15. Beziehung der Zweckmässigkeit zur Schönheit
    16. Commentar zu einigen Aussprüchen Schnaase's in Sachen der Architektur
    17. Von sinnreichen und witzigen Vergleichen, Wortspielen und andern Fällen
    18. Vom Geschmack. Volume 2:
    19. Die Kunst aus begrifflichem Gesichtspuncte
    20. Bemerkungen über Analyse und Kritik der Kunstwerke
    21. Ueber den Streit der Form-Aesthetiker
    22. Ueber die Frage, wiefen die Kunst von der Natur abzuweichen habe
    23. Schönheit und Characteristik
    24. Ueber einige Haupt-Anweichungen der Kunst von der Natur
    25. Vor Betrachtung zu den drei folgenden Abschnitten
    26. Stil, Stilisiren
    27. Idealisiren
    28. Symbolisiren
    29. Commentar zu einem Ausspruche K. Rahls
    30. Vorzugsstreit zwischen Kunst und Natur
    31. Phantasie-Ansicht der Schönheit und Kunst
    32. Vom Begriffe der Erhabenheit
    33. Ueber die Grösse von Kunstwerken
    34. Ueber die Frage der farbingen Sculptur und Architektur
    35. Beitrag zur ästhetischen Farbenlehre
    36. Vorbemerkung zu einer zweiter Reihe ästhetischer Gesetze oder Principe
    37. Princip des ästhetischen Contrastes
    38. Principe der Summirung
    39. Principe der Baharrung
    40. Princip der Aeusserung von Lust und Unlust
    41. Principe der secundären Vorstellungs-Lust und Unlust
    42. Princip der ästhetischen Mitte
    43. Princip der ökonomischen Verwendung
    44. Anhangsabschnitt über die gesetzlichen Massverhältnisse der Galeriebilder.

  • Author

    Gustav Theodor Fechner

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