Aesthetics: a lost cause in cartographic theory?
Kent, Alexander J. (2005) Aesthetics: a lost cause in cartographic theory? The Cartographic Journal, 42, (2), 182-188. (doi:10.1179/000870405X61487).
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Although studies concerned with the communication of information and of power-relations have been central to the development of cartographic theory, as hermeneutics they do not seem to have fully explored the relationship between maps and aesthetics. In this short paper, I will briefly discuss the reasons why aesthetics belongs in the development of cartographic theory and suggest possible avenues for further research.
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography
|Date Deposited:||04 Dec 2009|
|Last Modified:||01 Jun 2011 09:55|
|Contributors:||Kent, Alexander J. (Author)
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