The Aesthetics of Everyday Life

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Index
Aalto, Alvar, 49–50; on architectures central tasks, 77
Adams, Ansel, 101
Addison, Joseph, 169
Adorno, Theodor W., 78; on fraying of arts, 141
advertisements, x
aesthetic object(s), 156; art v. weather as, 159–60; change and, 169; function of, 49; limited concept of, 181–82; sensuous surface of, xiv; smells/tastes as, 184; weather's frameless character as, 157–61
aesthetic properties: dialectical relations to noneveryday of everyday, 17; distinct sets of everyday, 8; everyday, 7–12; in human relations, x
aesthetic qualities, xiii; clean as, 9; everyday, 8–9; neatness as, 8; superlatives as everyday, 16–17, 22n18
aesthetic term(s): applying, 13–14; double, 12–13; nice as, 14–15; nonaesthetic v., 14; tasteful as, 15–16
aesthetics: acceptance in, 26; advancement toward popular of, 141; of art, 19–20; art as instance of, 139–40; body and, 137–38; as contextual, 26–29; continuity/engagement/reciprocity in experience of, 28, 35; discovery in experience of, 27; double terms in, 12–13; of environment, 30; field of, 39; integrated interaction base of experience of, 198; love/art and characteristics of, 33; multiplicity in experience of, 29; natural, 11; nonaestfietic features and judgments of, 13, 21n13; of objects, 24–26; perception in, 26–27; philosophical study of, ix; philosophy of arts transformation of, 138; of place, 50–52; practical in experience of, 163; sensory awareness and, 23–24; sensuousness in experience of, 27, 36n26, 162– 63; of smell, 9–10; smells/tastes as neglected subject in, 177, 179, 191n1; of social situations, 30–34; sport as neglected topic of, 149; sport's shift from ethics to, 136–39; of strangeness, x–xi; transience/changeability in experience of, 169; uniqueness in experience of, 27–28, 35; values focused on through, 86. See also everyday aesthetics; Japanese aesthetics; social aesthetics
Agamberi, Giorgio, 78
Aldo, Leopold, 97
Alexander, Thomas, 203
Alice in the Cities (1973), 109, 129n25; Alice character in, 119–20; characters in, 116; everyday aesthetics' normative dimensions and, 109–10; first road trip in, 115–16; location in, 115; message of, 126;

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