In Dictionary of Literary Biography 273, ed. by Philip B. Dematteis and Leemon B. McHenry
(Gale, 2003): 39-48

[Through Line]

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In Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, ed Michael Kelly, First Edition, vol 2 (New York: Oxford University Press), 1998, pp 28-30.

Dewey’s theory of art emphasizes both the instrumentality (consummatory teleology) and instrinsicality (organic immediacy) of aesthetic appreciation, together with the role of spectator response.  He insists as well that these features are essential to a flourishing human life, beyond the museum.

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