The Soft Side of Stone: Notes for a Phenomenology of Stone

  • Arnold Berleant
  • Published 2016


I have been thinking about the aesthetics of stone ever since the topic was first proposed as the theme for a conference on environmental aesthetics and even before I gave an exploratory seminar on it at the University of Joensuu.1 As a philosopher I might be expected to talk about meaning and leave the hard side of stone to the geologists and other… (More)