Ideas from 'Lectures on Aesthetics' by Georg W.F.Hegel [1835], by Theme Structure

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21. Aesthetics / A. Aesthetic Experience / 1. Aesthetics
Nineteenth century aesthetics focused on art rather than nature (thanks to Hegel)
21. Aesthetics / B. Nature of Art / 6. Art as Institution
For Hegel the importance of art concerns the culture, not the individual [Eldridge]
21. Aesthetics / C. Artistic Issues / 6. Value of Art
The purpose of art is to reveal to Spirit its own nature [Davies,S]
Art forms a bridge between the sensuous world and the world of pure thought