Aesthetics of the Familiar -

Aesthetics of the Familiar

Everyday Life and World-Making

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Yuriko Saito explores the nature and significance of the aesthetic dimensions of people's everyday life. Everyday aesthetics has the recognized value of enriching one's life experiences and sharpening one's attentiveness and sensibility. Saito draws out its broader importance for how we collectively make our worlds, environmentally, morally, as citizens and consumers. Saito urges that we have a social responsibility to encourage cultivation of aesthetic literacy and vigilance against aesthetic manipulation.

Product code: 9780198852919

ISBN 9780198852919
Publisher Oxford University Press
No. Of Pages 272
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H228xW155xS14
Yuriko Saito, the leading figure in the field, explores the nature and significance of the aesthetic dimensions of people's everyday lives. She argues that everyday aesthetics can be an effective instrument for directing humanity's collective and cumulative world-making project.