The term aesthetics stems from the Greek aesthesis
which has to do with sense perception, i.
The word aesthesis
in fact carries the broader meaning of 'sense' or 'perception' in English" (93).
Instead, I wish to suggest a way we might refigure the relation between form and content--and language--through aesthesis
, the immediate perception of the external world by the senses.
My argument finds its source in the relation between aesthetics and aesthesis
, or sense apprehension, and in the deep formal analogy between the face-to-face encounter between persons and the face-to-face encounter with artworks.
What fails to be thought are phenomenon as the event of relation between sense and meaning, between episteme and aesthesis.
In this manner, it critically addresses the Enlightenment discourse on "man" (a discourse that clearly can be seen in Norbert Wiener's works [see Day, 2001]) from the aspects of episteme inclusive of the modern concept of information), ontos, and aesthesis before the "refinement" of these categories according to modern subdivisions dictated by "technical" approaches (itself, as I have suggested following Heidegger, a "perversion" of the ancient Greek concept of techne).
develops this into the idea of a "rejuvenating reception" by exploring it in terms of Jauss's three categories, poiesis, aesthesis
, and katharsis.
With a young poet (and novelist to be), Richard Hughes, he created a new form of drama that explored the aesthesis
of sound without any external vision.
is one such way of proceeding, a way that ought not prove difficult for materialist critics to accept.
Rather, I mean "aesthetic" in something closer to the etymological meaning: as in aesthesis
, "making sensible.
Nor does he concern himself in depth with the aesthesis
The soul which makes up the being of the human being has aesthesis
and noesis among its ways of being, and in these it discovers all entities, both in the fact that they are, and in their Being as they are--that is, always in their Being.
So we must ask how aware Snow is of the aesthesis
whereby the significance of his fiction can be considered.
The aestheticization which Lyotard refers to must be understood more in light of the Greek aesthesis
which can be roughly translated as sensible.
The creative speaks to a sensitive awareness which is the aesthesis