Art's social and political function: a philosophical debate

Terzano, Michela (A.A. 2020/2021) Art's social and political function: a philosophical debate. Tesi di Laurea in Political philosophy, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Sebastiano Maffettone, pp. 57. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Adorno and Dewey: the work of art and social criticism: two antithetical visions in comparison. Adorno and the critique of the cultural industry. Adorno’s critique to artistic enjoyment. Art’s role in society according to Adorno. Adorno’s critique to the theory of commitment. Dewey: integrating art into everyday life. Art as a combination of the beautiful and the useful. Art as the intensification and fulfillment of the ordinary experience. Art’s communicative function: the work of art as the union of the ideal and the material. The expressive act and object: between impact and continuity. The social function of art according to Dewey. The relationship between art and democracy. The cultural, political, and social importance of cinematic art following Dewey's approach. Fantozzi and the search for a way out of capitalist alienation. La Chinoise: merging politics with the aesthetic experience. "Le parole sono importanti": the weight of a correct use of language in the media representation of society; Palombella Rossa–Nanni Moretti.


Bibliografia: pp. 52-53.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: Political philosophy
Thesis Supervisor: Maffettone, Sebastiano
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2021 09:36
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2021 09:36


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