The (extra)ordinary (con)texts of beauty and be-ing

Show simple item record Kruger, Runette 2010-04-23T06:24:12Z 2010-04-23T06:24:12Z 2009
dc.description.abstract This article aims to interrogate Japanese theorist Sōetsu Yanagi’s philosophical writings on Zen Buddhism and Zen aesthetics (as expounded in his essays published in The unknown craftsman: a Japanese insight into beauty), as well as the being-historical writing of Martin Heidegger as encountered in his publication Mindfulness, in order to point out the similarities in thought expressed in these two publications with regard to the way in which the ordinary affords access to the extraordinary. In this way Heidegger’s terms ‘be-ing’ and ‘being’ are related to Yanagi’s framework of the relationship between ‘wabi’ and ‘shibui’. In the process Heidegger’s thought is hermeneutically interpreted in terms of Yanagi’s explication of the Zen notion of non-dualist beauty. en_US
dc.description.abstract Hierdie artikel poog om die Japanese teoretikus Sōetsu Yanagi se beskrywing van Zen Boedisme en Zen aestetika (soos gevind in sy teks The unknown craftsman: a Japanese insight into beauty), sowel [as] Martin Heidegger se syn-historiese skrywe Mindfulness, te ondersoek om sodoende ooreenkomste in hul denke oor die wyse waarop die buitengewone in die gewone aangetref kan word, uit te wys. So-doende word Heidegger se terme ‘be-ing’ en ‘being’ vergelyk met Yanagi se beskrywing van ‘wabi’ en ‘shibui’. Verder word Heidegger se denke hermeneuties geinterpreteer in terme van die Zen benadering tot nie-dualistiese skoonheid soos deur Yanagi beskryf. en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kruger, R 2009, 'The (extra)ordinary (con)texts of beauty and be-ing', South African Journal of Art History, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 137-140. [] en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0258-3542
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Art Historical Work Group of South Africa en_US
dc.rights Art Historical Work Group of South Africa en_US
dc.subject Beauty en_US
dc.subject Craft en_US
dc.subject Ereignis en_US
dc.subject Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976 en_US
dc.subject Kizaemon tea bowl en_US
dc.subject Shibui en_US
dc.subject Wabi en_US
dc.subject Yanagi, Soetsu, 1889-1961 en_US
dc.subject Yanagi, Muneyoshi, 1889-1961 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Chain of being (Philosophy) en
dc.subject.lcsh Aesthetics en
dc.subject.lcsh Zen Buddhism en
dc.subject.lcsh Zen arts en
dc.subject.lcsh Aesthetics, Japanese en
dc.subject.lcsh Wabi en
dc.subject.lcsh Shibui en
dc.title The (extra)ordinary (con)texts of beauty and be-ing en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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