Artistic Detachment in Japan and the West: Psychic Distance in Comparative Aesthetics

Artistic Detachment in Japan and the West: Psychic Distance in Comparative Aesthetics

Steve Odin


A learn of the suggestion of inventive detachment, or psychic distance, as an intercultural motif for East-West comparative aesthetics. It opens with an summary of aesthetic idea within the West because the 18th-century empiricists and concludes with a survey of assorted reviews of psychic distance.

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