Environmental Aesthetics

[Revised entry by Allen Carlson on January 26, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Environmental aesthetics is a relatively new sub-field of philosophical aesthetics. It arose within
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[Revised entry by Allen Carlson on January 26, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Environmental aesthetics is a relatively new sub-field of philosophical aesthetics. It arose within analytic aesthetics in the last third of the twentieth century. Prior to its emergence, aesthetics within the analytic tradition was largely concerned with philosophy of art. Environmental aesthetics originated as a reaction to this emphasis, pursuing instead the investigation of the aesthetic appreciation of natural environments. Since its early stages, the scope...

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