Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts

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David Goldblatt, Lee Brown
Prentice Hall, 1997 - Philosophy - 565 pages
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This collection of readings is designed to introduce the philosophical problems of aesthetics as they pertain to specific arts e.g., Painting, Photography, Music, Film and Video Art, etc. KEY TOPICS: The nearly 90 readings represent recent continental thinking about the arts e.g., Derrida, Foucault, Baudrillard, Lyotard, Heidegger, Benjamin, and Adorno. Also, represents the analytic imagination in philosophers such as Danto, Goodman, Levinson, Urmson, and Scruton.

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Against Imitation Plato
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A Formal Analysis Edmund Burke Feldman
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AmericanType Formalism David Carrier
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David Held is Professor of Politics and Sociology at the Open University. Anthony G. McGrew is Senior Lecturer in Government at the Open University. David Goldblatt is Lecturer in Social Sciences at the Open University. Jonathan Perraton is Lecturer in Economics at Sheffield University.

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