Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) was recently invited to speak at a symposium on The Aesthetics of Perfection and Imperfection held at The University of Tokyo. Saito’s presentation was entitled, The Role of Imperfection in Everyday Aesthetics, it explored the aesthetic, moral, social, political, and environmental value of developing a positive aesthetic […]
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Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) gave a presentation entitled Everyday Aesthetics and the Beauty of Artifacts at the symposium Aesthetic Pleasure in Design held at the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. The symposium was the capstone event for a multi-year project on Unified Model of Aesthetics (UMA) which included the production of […]
Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) is one of the 16 authors published in a new edited anthology entitled Body Aesthetics, which was recently published by Oxford University Press. Saito’s article is entitled Body Aesthetics and the Cultivation of Moral Virtues. In the piece she examines how the moral worth of one’s action is determined not […]
Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy, + the Social Sciences) was invited to speak at the End of Summer Program hosted at Yale Union, Portland, OR. This program invites 7 young artists from Japan to be artists-in-residence at Yale Union for one month in August. Saito discussed the serious consequences, whether environmental, social, or political, of […]
RISD, in conjunction with the Transdisciplinary Aesthetics Foundation, is hosting a public symposium, ‘Questioning Aesthetics’ on March 11th and 12th, 2016. Events will be held in the Old Library and Chace Center. The symposium, part of an ongoing national and (in the future) international series, is an opportunity for the RISD community to come together […]
Yuriko Saito’s (Professor, HPSS) previously published article “The Aesthetics of Unscenic Nature” (The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 1998) was translated into French and was included in Esthétique de l’environnement: Appréciation, connaissance et devoir (Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2015).
RISD will be hosting a “Questioning Aesthetics” Symposium next March. A series of symposium on the same theme has taken place and will take place at different schools, inspired by the publication of the second edition of 6 volume Encyclopedia of Aesthetics published by Oxford University Press last summer. The first symposium took place at […]
Upon invitation of the editors, Yuriko Saito (Professor, HPSS) contributed an entry, “Aesthetics of the Everyday,” to Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. This online-encyclopedia is a free-access and peer-reviewed publication, and the author can update both the bibliography and the content periodically.
A new essay entitled “Everyday Aesthetics in the Japanese Tradition” by Yuriko Saito (Professor, HPSS) is included in the new anthology of everyday aesthetics, Aesthetics of Everyday Life: East and West, ed. by Liu Yuedi and Curtis L. Carter, just published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In the essay, she argues how cultivation of aesthetic sensibility […]
Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) was recently invited by the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Mary Washington to give a talk on “The Moral Dimension of Japanese Aesthetics.” She was also invited by the Japanese garden at Portland, Oregon, to participate in a brainstorming session on curricular planning […]