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Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

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Paperback in very good condition; corners very slightly bumped, pages clean and bright.

Subtitled: The analytic tradition - an anthology.

This anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950 s to the present time. Traces the contributions of the analytic tradition to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the 1950 s to the present time. Designed as a comprehensive guide to the field, it presents the most often-cited papers that students and researchers encounter. Addresses a wide range of topics, including identifying art, ontology, intention and interpretation, values of art, aesthetic properties, fictionality, and the aesthetics of nature. Explores particular art forms, including pictorial art, literature, music, and the popular arts. This anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950s to the present time. The volume presents the classics of this tradition, and in so doing displays the very foundations of modern debates. Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art also features a selection of key papers from subsequent contributors that illustrate how the debates developed and how issues arose as analytic philosophers increasingly turned their attention to this area.The volume is a comprehensive guide for students and researchers in aesthetics and philosophy of art, conveniently making available all those papers most often cited. The papers are grouped into sections, ordered chronologically, and covering theoretical topics identifying art, ontology, aesthetic properties, intention and interpretation, values of art, fictionality as well as particular art forms, including pictorial art, literature, music, and the popular arts. A final section looks at the aesthetics of nature.

Item details

Author(s):
Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.3 x 2.8 x 24.6 cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405105828
ISBN-13:
9781405105828
Number of pages:
571
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

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Paperback in very good condition; corners very slightly bumped, pages clean and bright.

Subtitled: The analytic tradition - an anthology.

This anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950 s to the present time. Traces the contributions of the analytic tradition to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the 1950 s to the present time. Designed as a comprehensive guide to the field, it presents the most often-cited papers that students and researchers encounter. Addresses a wide range of topics, including identifying art, ontology, intention and interpretation, values of art, aesthetic properties, fictionality, and the aesthetics of nature. Explores particular art forms, including pictorial art, literature, music, and the popular arts. This anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950s to the present time. The volume presents the classics of this tradition, and in so doing displays the very foundations of modern debates. Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art also features a selection of key papers from subsequent contributors that illustrate how the debates developed and how issues arose as analytic philosophers increasingly turned their attention to this area.The volume is a comprehensive guide for students and researchers in aesthetics and philosophy of art, conveniently making available all those papers most often cited. The papers are grouped into sections, ordered chronologically, and covering theoretical topics identifying art, ontology, aesthetic properties, intention and interpretation, values of art, fictionality as well as particular art forms, including pictorial art, literature, music, and the popular arts. A final section looks at the aesthetics of nature.

Author(s):
Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.3 x 2.8 x 24.6 cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405105828
ISBN-13:
9781405105828
Number of pages:
571
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

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