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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary: The Aesthetics of Everyday Life

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Aesthetic judgment is extended beyond art and nature into the everyday in The Extraordinary in the Ordinary.
Paperback, 275 pages
Published February 7th 2012 by Broadview Press
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Glenn Russell
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Aesthetics deals with the beautiful and the sublime so we are trained to think of aesthetic experience happening when we visit a museum to see an exhibit of Claude Monet or go to a concert to hear a Mozart string quartet. Or, if we expand our vision a bit, we imagine aesthetic experience happening if we climb a mountain and breathlessly scan the entire mountain range. But how about the other 99.9% of our modern lives, when we are drinking our morning coffee or discussing the local weather or put
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