Some articles on medieval aesthetics:
... In 1959, he published his second book, Sviluppo dell'estetica medievale (The Development of Medieval Aesthetics), which established Eco as a formidable thinker in ... Eco's work on medieval aesthetics stressed the distinction between theory and practice ...
Famous quotes containing the words aesthetics and/or medieval:
“Nothing is beautiful, except man alone: all aesthetics rests upon this naïveté, which is its first truth. Let us immediately add the second: nothing is ugly except the degenerating manand with this the realm of aesthetic judgment is circumscribed.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“Our medieval historians who prefer to rely as much as possible on official documents because the chronicles are unreliable, fall thereby into an occasionally dangerous error. The documents tell us little about the difference in tone which separates us from those times; they let us forget the fervent pathos of medieval life.”
—Johan Huizinga (18721945)