Traveling deeper into unexplored zones, I ended up to my surprise at Aesthetics, something that I’ve never understood, and then AMERICAN Aesthetics – something I didn’t know existed.

Traveling deeper into unexplored zones, I ended up to my surprise at Aesthetics, something that I’ve never understood, and then AMERICAN Aesthetics – something I didn’t know existed.
 
So: American Aesthetics: Theory and Practice by Walter B. Gulick. Maybe I’ll understand more of the backdrop – the water I swim in as an American – and maybe it’ll be a key to a few of my interests as it’s VERY likely that I’ll just “happen” to be interested in American aesthetics because as a fish, it would be my water, wouldn’t it?
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Toward an American Aesthetics, Walter B. Gulick
2. The Primacy of Aesthetic Judgments: Emerson’s Deontological-Transcendentalist Account of Tragedy, Jacob L. Goodson
3. Peirce and Edwards on the Argument from Beauty, Michael L. Raposa
4. A Semeiotic Account of Paintings as Pure Icons that Communicate Beautiful Feelings, David Rohr
5. The Pragmatist Aesthetics of William James, Richard Shusterman
6. Between Nature and Art: Some Analytical Exemplifications of Dewey’s Aesthetics, Robert E. Innis
7. Axiological Landscape Theory: Uniting Aesthetics, Ethics, and Inquiry, Wesley J. Wildman
8. Experience and Signs: Toward a Pragmatist Literary Criticism, Nicholas Gaskill
9. Music, Time, and the Egress of Possibility, Randall E. Auxier
10. Harmony, Existence, and the Aesthetic, Robert Cummings Neville
11. Historical-Aesthetic Complementarity: An American Philosophical Contribution to the Study of Religion, Gary Slater
12. An Exemplary Critic in the Tradition of American Aesthetics: Harold Rosenberg, Leanne Gilbertson and Walter B. Gulick
13. Experiential Immersions in Beauty: A Confluence of James Turrell’s Light Spaces and Whitehead’s Aesthetics, Vaughan Durkee McTernan
14. Dialogue: From Rich Experience to Minimalist Expression,Corey Drieth and Walter B. Gulick
15. The Fabric of Thirdness: A Concert Pianist’s Peircean Interpretation of Performance,Arthur Stewart
16. Inspiring Singers toward Emotional Communication through Aesthetic Discovery,Steven Hart
17. Budd Boetticher’s Transcendental Westerns, or, Schrader, Bazin, Sartre, and Neville Walk into a Saloon,James McLachlan
18. Resolving the Tension of Everyday Aesthetics in a Deweyan Way, Thomas Leddy
19. The Struggle for Centering Things in an Age of Consumerism, David Strong
20. The Dynamics of Selving and the Aesthetics of Ecstatic Naturalism, Robert S. Corrington

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