Art vs. Science in Dewey and Chernyshevsky
In the latter part of the nineteenth century, both Russia and America became fascinated with “science.” The scientific outlook was one natural outgrowth of a culture suspicious of a priori deductive systems — of “reason for the sake of reason.”162 However, in both countries this fascination with science sometimes resulted in the downplaying of other dimensions of experience, i. e., the aesthetic.
KeywordsMoral Judgment Deductive System Aesthetic Theory Reidel Publishing Company Scientific Outlook
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