|Statement||by Chaim Koppelman.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||35 p., 5 leaves of plates. :|
|Number of Pages||35|
Aesthetic Realism and the Answer to Racism: Articles Published Nationwide & Abroad Hardcover – January 1, by Alice Bernstein (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Alice Bernstein. In this way the book places realism's "geopolitical aesthetic" at the heart of recurring modern experiences of breached sovereignty, forgotten history, and subjective exile. The Coda, titled "The Way We Historicize Now," concludes the book with connections to recent debates about "surface reading" "distant reading," and the hermeneutics of. The publication of this book is way overdue and I have no doubt it will make a positive impact." –Marisse Abelgas, Editor-in-Chief, Philippine Post "Good News You Can Use" is our motto, and that is why I am glad to include the positive and informative articles about Aesthetic Realism from Ms. Ruth Oron and Ms. Alice Bernstein. The purpose of the not-for-profit Aesthetic Realism Foundation is to meet the urgent need for people throughout America and the world to see each other and reality fairly. The means to that fairness is taught by Aesthetic Realism, the philosophy founded in .
Aesthetic Realism is the philosophy which describes the nature of reality itself, and the relation among reality, the human self, and art. It was founded in by the American poet, critic, and educator Eli Siegel () [see biography of Eli Siegel by Edward Green]. This lecture has his vast knowledge and scholarship at one with ease, humor, everydayness. And we see: reading as such is described—as poetry and all art are—by the Aesthetic Realism principle “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.”. For the first time the public can see what really happens in an Aesthetic Realism "consultation" (thanks to a former member sharing his tape with us). In the session the AR counselors tried to help the member not be gay, explaining that the path to ex-gayness was to express deep gratitude to AR and its founder. A former Aesthetic Realism member who was involved for over ten years into the 's and at the highest levels of the group sent us their incredibly detailed account of what life inside AR is like. This puts to rest once and for all any possible lingering question about whether AR is a cult.
From the book: "The main thing in the life of Frances Sanders was how she saw the world. The definition Aesthetic Realism has of the world is: All that different from ourselves by which we can be affected . All literature, all painting, all music is about the effort of man to see the world in a way that pleases him, in a way that is valid, and in a way of which he can be proud. Aesthetic Realism in first said that it was one’s way of seeing the world which caused mental mishap or difficulty. And it was in the same year, , that Aesthetic Realism said the useful way of seeing mind was to look upon it as a continual question of aesthetics. The definition Aesthetic Realism has of the world is: All that different from ourselves by which we can be affected . All literature, all painting, all music is about the effort of man to see the world in a way that pleases him, in a way that is valid, and in a way of which he can be proud . This book defends realism concerning the aesthetic—in particular, concerning the aesthetic properties of works of art and literature, arguing that art criticism, when referring to aesthetic properties, is referring not to the critic’s subjective reactions, but to genuine properties of the works.