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Проблемът за „овехтялата“ естетика
The Problem of “Worn Out” Aesthetics

Author(s): Ivan Stefanov
Subject(s): Philosophy, Aesthetics, Contemporary Philosophy, Marxism, Sociology of Art
Published by: Институт по философия и социология при БАН
Keywords: Theodor Adorno; Benedetto Croce; philosophical aesthetics; beauty; ugliness; aesthetic norm; definition of art; paradigm

Summary/Abstract: The article examines Adorno’s view that philosophical aesthetics is lagging behind the progress of the avant-garde. Thus, traditional aesthetics is becoming obsolete and turning into an anachronistic theoretical activity. Seeking a solution to this crisis situation, aesthetics strives to find adequate theoretical ideas – paradigms – able to competently summarize the results of creative art. Contemporary aesthetics is turning into an interpretative science that works with various philosophical paradigms.

  • Issue Year: XXVI/2017
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 5-15
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English, Bulgarian