Nature, aesthetic appreciation of

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References and further reading

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

    (An elaboration of the second position mentioned in §3 of this entry.)

  • Berleant, A. and Carlson, A. (1998) Special Issue on Environmental Aesthetics, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 56.

    (A special issue of the journal, with a number of essays on the aesthetics of nature.)

  • Carlson, A. (1979) ‘Appreciation and the Natural Environment’, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 37: 267–76.

    (A sketch of the third position mentioned in §3 of this entry.)

  • Carlson, A. (1981) ‘Nature, Aesthetic Judgment and Objectivity’, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 40: 15–27.

  • Carlson, A. (1984) ‘Nature and Positive Aesthetics’, Environmental Ethics 6: 5–34.

  • Elliot, R. (1982) ‘Faking Nature’, Inquiry 25: 81–93.

    (An example of the first position mentioned in §3 of this entry.)

  • Hepburn, R.W. (1966) ‘Contemporary Aesthetics and the Neglect of Natural Beauty’, British Analytical Philosophy, ed. B. Williams and A. Montefiore, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 285–310.

    (Hepburn’s classic discussion mentioned in §2 of this entry.)

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

    (A useful collection of essays by a number of the main contributors to this area of research.)

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

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

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