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Aesthetics of Art

The Nature of Aesthetic Experience

Stabile Building

Stabile Building 10:00am
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Lecture

The Nature of Aesthetic Experience
Urania: The Muse of Astronomy and Philosophy


Marcia Eaton's Aesthetics of Art
Artis—Naples Lifelong Learning


In this series, we celebrate Urania, the Muse of Astronomy and Philosophy, by gazing into aesthetic realms.  Marcia Eaton will inspire and challenge participants to reflect on three interrelated topics.

The Nature of Aesthetic Experience: Interpreters and critics have produced aesthetic experiences in their audiences. But what is an aesthetic experience? How do we know when we are having one?

This presentation is part of Marcia Eaton's Aesthetics of Art lecture series.

Marcia Eaton

Marcia Eaton


A Professor Emeritus from the University of Minnesota, Eaton has spent her career investigating questions in aesthetics and ethics. Eaton has written several books and articles in these areas and has served as President of the American Society for Aesthetics and was a Fellow at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy. 

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