Everyday Aesthetics and Philosophical Hermeneutics

Carsten Friberg


This article discusses Everyday Aesthetics seen from philosophical hermeneutics where aesthetics is understood as a form of knowledge. Two approaches are made, one concerning content, i.e. the knowledge made apparent to us in the aesthetic situation which is usually, but not exclusively, an exception to the everyday; another concerning the appearance of knowledge in form which, likewise, is also in danger of becoming isolated from the everyday. Everyday Aesthetics is reviewed through the same two approaches to understand how it differs from hermeneutics and where possible exchanges between them appear.


Form; Interpretation; Sensuous; Knowledge; Art

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