Architecture and civilization / edited by Michael H. Mitias

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Subjects: Architecture and society
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1999
Series: Elementa : Schriften zur Philosophie und ihrer Problemgeschichte Bd. 74
Elementa (Rodopi : Firm) Bd. 74
LC Classification: N, NA
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface
1. Architecture, Art and Works of Art / T. J. Diffey 1
2. Architecture as At / Tom Leddy 25
3. Pure Architecture / David Fenner 43
4. Is Architecture an Art of Representation? / Michael H. Mitias 59
5. Reflections on Architecture: Buildings as Environments, as Aesthetic Objects and as Artworks / Robert Stecker 81
6. As Architecture / J. Bajlon 95
7. The Aesthetic Appreciation of Everyday Architecture / Allen Carlson 107
8. Receptivity to the Sensuous: Architecture as "Wild Being" / Rachel McAnn 123
9. The Aesthetic Experience of Ambiguity: Athenian Acropolis / David Lewis 143
10. Written in Stone: Architectural Communication and Disintegration / Crispin Sartwell 165
Illustrations 177
About The Contributors 205
Index 207
Notes: ISBN: 9042007869
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.á
OCLC Number: 42312135
ISBN/ISSN: 9042007869

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