What Art Is Like, In Constant Reference to the Alice Books

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Harvard University Press, Oct 30, 2012 - Philosophy - 132 pages
This comic, serious inquiry into the nature of art takes its technical vocabulary from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. It is ridiculous to think of poems, paintings, or films as distinct from other things in the world, including people. Talking about art should be contiguous with talking about other relevant matters.
 

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Contents

What to Expect
1 Ideas 1 55
2 Furniture 56 103
3 A Mistake 104 150
4 What Happens 151 199
Analytical Table of Contents
Index of Citations
Acknowledgments
Index
Copyright

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Miguel Tamen is Professor at the University of Lisbon and regular visiting professor at the University of Chicago.

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