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Unformatted text preview: Hegel himself repeatedly encourages humans to strive for self-actualization from reflection . His hatred of imagistic art, however, keeps him from including any form of art in this reflection . However, conceptual art encourages just that; reflection and ideally self-actualization . It is understandable that Hegel would reject imagistic art for its images, but conceptual art negates images and encourages the pursuit of ones own interpretation and definition of art . Conceptual art makes one turn inwards, which Hegel encourages greatly . He also encourages doubling ourselves, which conceptual and conventional art can help us do . This is the facet of art that Hegel can support, no matter its form . Art comes from ones spirit as well, helping to both double the person and encourage self-conception . These are all concepts that Hegel wrote about and encouraged in human nature, and are therefore easily applicable to art ....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course PHL 241 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '09 term at Miami University.
- Spring '09