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From “Education” to “Aesthetic Education”: An Important Evolution Path of the Concept of “Aesthetic Education” in the Early 20th Century

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Chinese Journal of Literary Criticism

No.4, 2020

 

From “Education” to “Aesthetic Education”: An Important Evolution Path of the Concept of “Aesthetic Education” in the Early 20th Century

(Abstract)

 

Wu Zequan

 

In the early Twentieth Century, when pedagogy became modern China’s prominent learning, the concept of modern “education” was established, the relationship between education and aesthetics and art was widely concerned, and the concept of “aesthetic education” came into being. Pedagogy lays the theoretical foundation and basic meaning of the concept of “aesthetic education,” and provides the soil for the popularity of the concept of “aesthetic education.” There are various indications that putting the concept of aesthetic education in the development context of modern pedagogy is a key to accurately understand the concept of modern aesthetic education and the trend of aesthetic education.