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Environmental aesthetics

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DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-M047-2
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References and further reading

  • Arntzen, S. and Brady, E. (2008) Humans in the Land: The Ethics and Aesthetics of the Cultural Landscape, Oslo: Oslo Academic Press.

    (A collection of ten essays discussing ethical and aesthetic issues concerning human environments as mentioned in §7 of this entry. It included contributions by a number of Scandinavian researchers.)

  • Berleant, A. (1992) The Aesthetics of Environment, Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

    (A presentation of the engagement approach to the aesthetics of both natural and human environments as mentioned in §§5 and 7 of this entry.)

  • Berleant, A. (2002) Environment and the Arts: Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

    (A collection of thirteen original essays by some of the main philosophical contributors to the field representing positions mentioned in §§5, 6 and 7 of this entry.)

  • Berleant, A. (2005) Aesthetics and Environment: Variations on a Theme, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

    (A set of essays on the engagement approach to the aesthetics of human environments and of everyday life as mentioned in §7 of this entry.)

  • Berleant, A. and Carlson, A. (1998) Special issue on environmental aesthetics, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 56 (2).

    (A special issue of the journal, with ten essays on the aesthetics of natural and human environments.)

  • Berleant, A. and Carlson, A. (2007) The Aesthetics of Human Environments, Peterborough, ON: Broadview.

    (A collection of sixteen articles representing some of the positions mentioned in §§5, 6 and 7 of this entry as well as some additional points of view. The volume has an introduction to the aesthetics of human environments with a set of footnotes providing references to additional sources.)

  • Bourassa, S. C. (1991) The Aesthetics of Landscape, London: Belhaven.

    (An overview of and contribution to the empirical research discussed in §3 of this entry, together with a good general bibliography.)

  • Carlson, A. (1977) ‘On the Possibility of Quantifying Scenic Beauty’, Landscape Planning 4: 131–172.

    (An early critical assessment of some of the empirical research discussed in §3 of this entry.)

  • Carlson, A. (2000) Aesthetics and the Environment: The Appreciation of Nature, Art and Architecture, London: Routledge.

    (A presentation of the cognitive approach to the aesthetics of both natural and human environments as mentioned in §§6 and 7 of this entry.)

  • Carlson, A. (2008) ‘Environmental Aesthetics’, in E. N. Zalta (ed.) The Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/environmental-aesthetics/

    (An overview of environmental aesthetics similar to this entry with an extensive bibliography listing much of the literature in the field.)

  • Carlson, A. (2009) Nature and Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics, New York: Columbia University Press.

    (A short introduction to environmental aesthetics covering both natural and human environments; has footnotes providing extensive references to additional sources and a substantial bibliography.)

  • Carlson, A. and Berleant, A. (eds) (2004) The Aesthetics of Natural Environments, Peterborough, ON: Broadview.

    (A collection of sixteen articles representing almost all of the contemporary positions mentioned in §§5 and 6 as they are developed concerning the aesthetics of natural environments. The volume has a detailed introduction to the aesthetics of nature with a substantial set of footnotes providing extensive references to additional sources.)

  • Carlson, A. and Lintott, S. (2008) Nature, Aesthetics, and Environmentalism: From Beauty to Duty, New York: Columbia University Press.

    (A collection of twenty-four essays giving historical background, representing some of the positions mentioned in §§5 and 6 of this entry, and explicitly addressing the relationship between environmental aesthetics and environmentalism.)

  • Kemal, S. and Gaskell, I. (1993) Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Arts, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    (A collection of twelve original essays in environmental aesthetics by individuals primarily from humanities disciplines.)

  • Korsmeyer, C. (1999) Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

    (A major study of the experience of food as a component of the aesthetics of everyday life as mentioned in §7 of this entry.)

  • Light, A. and Smith, J. M. (2005) The Aesthetics of Everyday Life, New York: Columbia University Press.

    (A collection of eleven essays focusing on various aspects of the aesthetics of everyday life as mentioned in §7 of this entry.)

  • Nasar, J. L. (1988) Environmental Aesthetics: Theory, Research, and Applications, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    (A collection of thirty-two articles of differing lengths and technical detail, mainly by individuals involved in the empirical research discussed in §3 of this entry, together with a excellent bibliography of empirical work up to the date of publication.)

  • Parsons, G. and Carlson, A. (2008) Functional Beauty, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

    (A study using the cognitive approach to environmental aesthetics as mentioned in §§6 and 7 of this entry to focus on the importance of knowledge of function to the aesthetic appreciation of natural environments, human environments, architecture, everyday life, and art.)

  • Saito, Y. (2007) Everyday Aesthetics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    (A major study of the aesthetics of everyday life as mentioned in §7 of this entry.)

  • Sepänmaa, Y. (1993) The Beauty of Environment, Denton: Environmental Ethics Books, 2nd edn.

    (A discussion of a number of key issues in environmental aesthetics, together with a useful bibliography.)

  • Sepänmaa, Y. (1997) Real World Design: The Foundations and Practice of Environmental Aesthetics, Helsinki: University of Helsinki.

    (A collection of twenty-two short pieces on environmental aesthetics presented at the Thirteenth International Congress of Aesthetics in 1995 by individuals representing a number of different countries, approaches and philosophical traditions.)

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