By Donald Richie
This provocative publication is a tractate—a treatise—on good looks in eastern artwork, written within the demeanour of a zuihitsu, a free-ranging collection of rules that “follow the brush” at any place it leads. Donald Richie appears at how perceptual values in Japan have been drawn from uncooked nature after which converted by means of stylish expressions of sophistication and style. He explains aesthetic strategies like wabi, sabi, conscious, and yugen, and ponders their relevance in paintings and cinema today.
Donald Richie is the main explorer of jap tradition in English, and this paintings is the end result of sixty years of watching and writing from his domestic in Tokyo.
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Miller. Ed. M. J. Inwood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. (HW 10) References to Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind are given by section number, which are shared by the original (in HW 10) and the translation. In these cases, the German original is not cited. EPN Philosophy of Nature: Being Part Two of the Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences (1830). Trans. A. V. Miller. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970. (HW 9) References to Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature are given by section number, which are shared by the original (in HW 9) and the translation.
M. Fritzman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lewis & Clark College, and he works primarily on German Idealism and Indian philosophy. He has published numerous articles, most recently “German Idealism Meets Indian Vedānta and Kaśmiri Śaivism,” with Katherine Elise Barhydt, in Comparative Philosophy. His book, Hegel, was published in 2014. George di Giovanni is Professor of Philosophy at McGill University, Montréal. His recent publications include the translation of Hegel’s The Science of Knowledge (2010), Freedom and Religion in Kant and His Immediate Successors (2005), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi: The Main Philosophical Writings and the Novel “Allwill” (2009), and Karl Leonhard Reinhold and the Enlightenment (2010).
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A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics by Donald Richie