Chinese Contemporary Art Series

Issues of Contemporary Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Context

Authors: Man, Eva Kit Wah

  • Offers comparative perspectives on aesthetics between the West and the Chinese
  • Discusses both traditional and contemporary Chinese arts
  • Contributes to philosophical discussion on the diverging practices between different localities such as Hong Kong and Mainland China
  • Seeks to fill the gap of missing comparative aesthetics studies between China and Hong Kong
  • Combines philosophical discussion with sound empirical case studies of traditional and contemporary artworks ​
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About this book

This book discusses how China’s transformations in the last century have shaped its arts and its philosophical aesthetics. For instance, how have political, economic and cultural changes shaped its aesthetic developments? Further, how have its long-standing beliefs and traditions clashed with modernizing desires and forces, and how have these changes materialized in artistic manifestations? In addition to answering these questions, this book also brings Chinese philosophical concepts on aesthetics into dialogue with those of the West, making an important contribution to the fields of art, comparative aesthetics and philosophy.

About the authors

Professor Eva Kit Wah Man got her PhD from Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is currently Executive Associate Dean of Graduate School and a professor of the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at the Hong Kong Baptist University. Her academic research areas include Comparative Aesthetics, Neo-Confucian Philosophy, Feminist Aesthetics and philosophy, Gender Studies and Cultural Studies. She has published numerous referred journal articles, creative prose writings and academic books in Philosophy and Aesthetics. She is also writing columns for Hong Kong Economic Journal on philosophy and art. She hosts cultural programmes for Radio Television Hong Kong. In 2004, she acts as Fullbright Scholar at U C Berkeley, U.S. She is appointed as the Association of Marquette University Women (AMUW) women chair of Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009-2010. She is an active member of the American Society for Aesthetics, International Association of Aesthetics and the Chinese Association of Aesthetics

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Man, Eva Kit Wah

    Pages 1-4

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  • What Is an Author? A Comparative Study of Søren Kierkegaard and Liu Xie on the Meanings of Writing

    Man, Eva Kit Wah

    Pages 5-14

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  • Rethinking Art and Values: A Comparative Revelation of the Origin of Aesthetic Experience (from the Neo-Confucian Perspectives)

    Man, Eva Kit Wah

    Pages 15-21

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  • Contemporary Philosophical Aesthetics in China: The Relation Between Subject and Object

    Man, Eva Kit Wah

    Pages 23-28

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  • Some Reflections on Confucian Aesthetics and Its Feminist Modalities

    Man, Eva Kit Wah

    Pages 29-35

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eBook 83,29 €
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-46509-7
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 103,99 €
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Issues of Contemporary Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Context
Authors
Series Title
Chinese Contemporary Art Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-46510-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-46510-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-46509-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51650-8
Series ISSN
2199-9058
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 103
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 illustrations in colour
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