Volume 24, Issue 3, 2014
Philosophy: In Search for Knowledge and Ways of Life
Tatiana M. Shatunova
Aesthetics as Metaphysics and Passion
Philosophy is an inquiry and way of life. Is it possible to apply this formula to aesthetics? There is no doubt that aesthetics is always an investigation, a questioning. However, is it possible to speak about aesthetics as a way of life, too? To answer this question, it is necessary to understand what happens in aesthetic theory today, or rather, what is contemporary aesthetics of today.