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Arts of Wonder

“The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and above all by ‘the disenchantment of the world’” Max Weber’s statement remains a dominant interpretation of the modern condition the increasing capabilities of knowledge and science have banished mysteries leaving a world that can be mastered technically and intellectually And though this idea seems empowering many people have become disenchanted with modern disenchantment Using intimate enc.

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Ounters with works of art to explore disenchantment and the possibilities of re enchantment Arts of Wonder addresses uestions about the nature of humanity the world and God in the wake of Weber’s diagnosis of modernity Jeffrey L Kosky focuses on a handful of artists Walter De Maria Diller Scofidio James Turrell and Andy Goldsworthy to show how they introduce spaces hospitable to mystery and wonder redemption and revelation and transcendence and creation What might be thought of as r.

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Eligious longings he argues are crucial aspects of enchanting secularity when developed through encounters with these works of art Developing a model of religion that might be significant to secular culture Kosky shows how this model can be employed to deepen interpretation of the art we usually view as representing secular modernity A thoughtful dialogue between philosophy and art Arts of Wonder will catch the eye of readers of art and religion philosophy of religion and art criticism.

  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • Arts of Wonder
  • Jeffrey L. Kosky
  • English
  • 27 August 2019
  • 9780226451060

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  1. says:

    Much has been written about secularity and disenchantment over the past two decades By now most of us are probably familiar with how our modern or postmodern world contrasts sharply with the premodern world insofar as the spirits and deities that once populated the latter have either fled or died with the onset of the former For better or for worse the cosmos is now comparably empty its celestial hierarchies abolished its divinel

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