Minding the aesthetic: The place of the literary in education and research.
Locke, T. (2010). Minding the aesthetic: The place of the literary in education and research. Waikato Journal of Education, 15(3), 3-16.
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The article discusses the significance of aesthetic as a mode of cognition and means of social cohesion. It notes the relation of aesthetic knowledge with the perception or intuition, the emergence of such awareness into something durable and the response to the embodiment. It describes the evolution of aesthetic delight in the human species, the sense of sense of beauty arising on one's realization of the formal qualities of something, through the poem presented by the author on achievement.
Faculty of Education, University of Waikato
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