Environmental Science and Technology Aesthetics: a Completely Innovative Theoretical Paradigm of Aesthetics
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 1, Issue 3, November 2013, Pages: 57-63
Received: Sep. 3, 2013; Published: Oct. 20, 2013
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YUE Xiang-yu, School of Management and Engineering, Nanjing University; Nanjing Jiangsu; 210008; PR China
YUE You-xi, School of Management and Engineering, Nanjing University; Nanjing Jiangsu; 210008; PR China
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Abstract
“The environmental science and technology aesthetics” is an innovative and aesthetic concept the author first presented in this article. It is born through the marriage of ecology, aesthetics, science and technology, which is a new interdisciplinary application aesthetic subject that arises with the inspiration of contemporary ecological concepts, environmental ideas, and aesthetic thoughts. It is based on the theories of ecological ontology, ecological ethics and ecological value, and it is the concrete application of environmental aesthetics theory in science and technology area, and the perfect combination of science and technology and environmental aesthetics, and it is the science of the general laws in which science and technology are studied, innovated and developed in accordance with the principles of environmental aesthetics. It, from an aesthetic point of view, with the attitude, viewpoint and method of aesthetics, studies the environmental phenomena, environmental relationships and environmental laws between science and technology and nature, human and society. It fully respects the nature and carries out the science and technology innovation with natural materials and simple and suitable functions and structure. It not only focuses on economic efficiency, but also pays attention to social and environmental benefits. The environmental science and technology aesthetics requires that science and technology could make environment develop sustainably, promote science and technology, nature, human, society to coexist harmoniously, and pursuit that human beings develop harmoniously and always maintain health and vitality in the world and the universe, and it is the unity of environmental aesthetic ideal of human and the development of science and technology innovation. The environmental science and technology aesthetics is the aesthetic sense formed with the value orientation of environmental concept, the human’s realization of the environmental value, and the common sense and happy sound of singing that the environmental correlation between science and technology and nature triggered. The environmental science and technology aesthetics is the important theoretical resource that guides the development of modern science and technology. It has great theoretical significance and real practical value for us to surpass the Western traditional dualistic and opposing thinking mode, modern tool reason and anthropocentrism, promote modern science and technology to be environmental and maintain healthy, scientific and ecological development, construct socialist environmental civilization, and build a beautiful China and a beautiful world.
Keywords
Environmental Science and Technology Aesthetics, Completely Innovative, Aesthetics, Theoretical Paradigm
To cite this article
YUE Xiang-yu, YUE You-xi, Environmental Science and Technology Aesthetics: a Completely Innovative Theoretical Paradigm of Aesthetics, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2013, pp. 57-63. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.20130103.11
References
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Yue Youxi: "The Environmental Aesthetics", Beijing: People's Publishing House, 2007.
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[America] Holmes • Ralston: "Philosophy of Going Toward Wilderness: On Environmental Ethics", New York, 1986.
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Yue Youxi: "On the three theoretical foundations to Construct Environmental Aesthetics", "America-China society and culture" (USA) 2010 (1).
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