Aesthetics - Gone with Gregor?*

  • R. J. Rush Enfield

Abstract

I found it hard to resist the urge to comment on some of the contents of Studies in Design Education & Craft Vol. 6 No.1, which I've been reading recently, and finally I've stopped resisting. If Sonia Gregor has anything meaningful to say about aesthetics it didn't emerge in her paper - even though she began by stating her aim as being to show that theorising has a ";direct relevance to pressing practical problems";. What pressing problems will be easier to solve as a result of her article? Will it help in the classroom or in the studio? What we get is what the Americans call crackerbarrel philosophy dressed-up in the verbiage to which educational theorists are so prone.

How to Cite
RUSH, R. J.. Aesthetics - Gone with Gregor?*. Studies in Design Education Craft & Technology, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, aug. 2009. ISSN 0305 766. Available at: <https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/SDEC/article/view/753>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2020.
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