Aesthetic Experience as the Phenomenology of Free Will


The Aesthetic Experience of John Dewey is noted to be an important philosophical work that sets a comprehensive backdrop of art and more importantly, experiences. The underlying concepts and stipulations that Dewey invokes are also metaphysical in nature. Specifically, an aesthetic experience is a piece that can be viewed under the light of the free will v determinism debate. Examining it from this perspective will lead to conclude that the aesthetic experience fits in a compatibilist viewpoint of free will.