Aesthetics in Perspective

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996 - Philosophy - 807 pages
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This anthology, appropriate for introductory aesthetics and philosophy of art courses, includes comprehensive coverage of traditional material as well as substantial inclusion of contemporary and non-Western readings. Readings from popular culture entice students into the study of aesthetics and motivate them to learn more. The organization of the text is also student-oriented, with chapters that pose such questions as What Is Art? and Should We Focus on Form?

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Contents

Preface vli
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eUapfoi What Is beauty and Where Has It Gone?
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Plato Beautys Influence
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Copyright

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Everyday Aesthetics
Yuriko Saito
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About the author (1996)

Higgins lectures internationally on philosophy and aestheetics. She is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.

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