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Dewey’s Aesthetics

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[Revised entry by Tom Leddy and Kalle Puolakka on June 24, 2021. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] John Dewey is, with Charles Sanders Peirce and William James, one of the leading early figures of the school of American Pragmatists. He has also had a great deal of influence in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. His work Art as Experience (1934) is regarded by many as one of the most important contributions to this area in the twentieth century. The work is especially well-known for its full-blown treatment of aesthetic experience....

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