Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self by Thomas Hilgers

By Thomas Hilgers

The thought of disinterestedness is usually conceived of as antiquated or ideological. on the other hand, Hilgers argues that one can't reject it if one needs to appreciate the character of paintings. He claims that an art in most cases asks anyone to undertake a disinterested perspective in the direction of what it indicates, and that the impact of such an adoption is that it makes the individual quickly lose the feel of herself, whereas allowing her to gain a feeling of the other. as a result of an artwork’s specific wealth, multiperspectivity, and dialecticity, the engagement with it can't culminate within the building of world-views, yet needs to start up a means of self-critical pondering, that's a precondition of actual self-determination. finally, then, the cultured adventure of artwork comprises a dynamic technique of losing the experience of oneself, whereas gaining a feeling of the other, and of achieving selfhood. In his e-book, Hilgers spells out the character of this method through rethinking Kant’s and Schopenhauer’s aesthetic theories in gentle of newer advancements in philosophy–specifically in hermeneutics, severe thought, and analytic philosophy–and in the arts themselves–specifically inside movie and function art.

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