Research Article

Knowledge, Imagination, and Stories in the Aesthetic Experience of Forests



A key dispute in environmental aesthetics concerns the role of scientific knowledge in our aesthetic appreciation of the natural environment. In this article, I will explore this debate by focusing on the aesthetic experience of forests. I intend to question reductive forms of the scientific approach and support the role of imagination and stories in nature appreciation.
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 1
  • Page/Article: 3-24
  • DOI: 10.33134/eeja.168
  • Published on 1 Mar 2018
  • Peer Reviewed