The Pursuit of Comparative Aesthetics: An Interface Between East and West
Ranging across cultures and time periods as diverse as ancient Greece, India, China, the modern West and Japan, the essays in this volume represent some of the most important research in comparative aesthetics.
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The Aesthetic Pleasure of Tragedy in Western and Indian Thought
Schopenhauers Aesthetics Seen from the Buddhist Point of View
The Concept of Purification in the Greek and Indian Theories
Interactions between Western and Chinese Aesthetics
Chinese Aesthetics and Kant
The Importance of Chinese Philosophy for Western Aesthetics
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