project . 2022 - 2027 . On going

PEA

The Philosophy of Experiential Artifacts
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101040535 Call for proposal: ERC-2021-STG
  • Funded under: HE | ERC | HORIZON-ERC\HORIZON-AG Overall Budget: 1,493,750 EURFunder Contribution: 1,493,750 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Sep 2022
    End Date
    31 Aug 2027
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Ancient Greeks used one word, techne, to designate both technical and artistic practices. It is only in modern times that art gained autonomy, becoming the object of one philosophical discipline: aesthetics. However, the emergence of mass media, and then of digital media, has brought art close to technology, challenging its autonomy. In this situation, some basic philosophical questions about art regain centrality: Why art? What is art for? What is the role of art in a technological society like ours? The traditional answer stresses the uniqueness of art, pointing to the essential difference between artworks and technical artifacts. The increasing interchange be...
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Description
Ancient Greeks used one word, techne, to designate both technical and artistic practices. It is only in modern times that art gained autonomy, becoming the object of one philosophical discipline: aesthetics. However, the emergence of mass media, and then of digital media, has brought art close to technology, challenging its autonomy. In this situation, some basic philosophical questions about art regain centrality: Why art? What is art for? What is the role of art in a technological society like ours? The traditional answer stresses the uniqueness of art, pointing to the essential difference between artworks and technical artifacts. The increasing interchange be...
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