Aesthetics in Perspective
Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996 - Philosophy - 807 pages
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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