Ideas of Sebastian Gardner, by Theme

[British, fl. 2000, Professor at University College, London University.]

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21. Aesthetics / A. Aesthetics / 1. Aesthetics
Aesthetics presupposes a distinctive sort of experience, and a unified essence for art
21. Aesthetics / C. Aesthetic Judgement / 1. Objectivism in Art
Aesthetic objectivists must explain pleasure being essential, but not in the object
21. Aesthetics / E. Art Theories / 1. Ontology of Art
Art works originate in the artist's mind, and appreciation is re-creating this mental object
22. Metaethics / A. Ethical Ends / 1. Value / b. Objective value
Aesthetic judgements necessarily require first-hand experience, unlike moral judgements