The nature of art: an anthology

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Thomson Wadsworth, Jan 17, 2006 - Art - 351 pages
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What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it's been answered over the years by both Western and Non-Western thinkers. You'll not only read selections from these great writers, you'll also get study questions that draw your attention to the key points you just read. That makes THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY the resource you need for test time as well.

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This was the assigned text for the theoretical discussion portion of the graduate sculpture class I'm currently taking as part of my MFA program. Specifically, we read the 3rd Edition, which was ... Read full review

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Plato
13
Aristotle
26
David Hume 40 t
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Copyright

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Thomas E. Wartenberg is a professor of philosophy at Mount Holyoke College, where he also teaches in the film studies program. He has published eleven books and anthologies including THINKING ON SCREEN: FILM AS PHILOSOPHY (Routledge), EXISTENTIALISM: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE (Oneworld), and BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE KIDS: TEACHING PHILOSOPHY THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (Rowman and Littlefield). He is the film editor for PHILOSOPHY NOW. He has had a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, a Senior Fulbright Research Fellowship, and a Leverhulme Trust Lectureship.

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