Soft Boundaries: Re-Visioning the Arts and Aesthetics in American Education

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Index
Abell, Walter, 101
Academic specialization: history and effect of in the arts and aesthetics, x, 12, 13-16, 20-25, 26-27, 29, 42-46, 57, 119-20; history and effect of in the humanities, 12-13; history and effect of in music, 61-62, 66-75, 88, 94-95, 107-10, 161 n.191; Wilshire's critique of, x, 12
Advertising, 7, 108
Aesthetic competence, 7-8, 135-42
Aesthetic experience, concept, of, 16, 47
Aesthetic object, concept of 16, 47
Aesthetics: definitions of, 1, 13, 16-17, 47-48, 50, 145 n.1, 148 n.39; education in, 1, 5-6, 19; history of, 16-19; relationship of education into arts education, 1, 5-6, 19; status as a subdiscipline of philosophy, 1, 18-19, 33, 34, 40, 57, 146 n. 19
Agrarian societies, 44
Allen, Woody: Mighty Aphrodite, 141; The Purple Rose of Cairo, 141
American education, distinctive features of, 7-8, 12, 20, 27-28, 36-37
American Musicological Society (AMS), 64, 67
American Society for Aesthetics ( ASA), 18, 48
Analytic philosophy, 18-19, 26-27
Anderson, Laurie, 87
Anglo-American philosophy. See Analytic philosophy
A priori standards of merit, 35, 42
Architecture, 146 n.17
Aristotle, Poetics,139
Art, concept of, 52
"Art pour l'art, l', " 18, 82, 84, 94. See also Romantic aesthetics
Arts: definition of the, 1, 13; survey courses in the, 24-25, 37
Artwork, concept of, 26-27, 41-42, 47, 50-52, 91-92
Athletic programs, influence of on music education, 65, 66
Attali, Jacques, 82, 139, 158 n.154 Authenticity, 41
Autonomist/formalist view or theory of the arts, 34, 50-52, 91-93
Babbitt, Milton, 95-96, 98, 162 n.196, 198
Band, influence of in American music education, 64-66
Bands. See Ensembles
Baroque period, 38, 41. See also Western historical style periods
Baumgartner, Alexander, 16, 17; Aesthetica,16; Reflections on Poetry, 16
Becker, Judith, 99

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