Chapter

Glass Without Feet

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780823226627
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235704 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0015

Series: American Philosophy

Glass Without Feet

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This chapter presents an essay on the dimensions of urban aesthetics. It examines the relationship of humans with the world as natural and to the world as artifact or human-made. Having bodies that are present in the world as diaphanous and permeable, only humans can interact, respond and give the world its meaning. This chapter suggests that the most dramatic and long-lasting influences on a person's coming to consciousness is their sense of space and time.

Keywords: urban aesthetics; humans; space; time; essay

Chapter.  6063 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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