Calliope's Sisters: A Comparative Study of Philosophies of Art

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Prentice Hall, 1990 - Philosophy - 320 pages
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This book looks at the visual and performing arts of the world's societies, examining such issues as the origin of art, the ultimate nature of art, and the theoretical basis of art's role in human affairs. Anderson focuses on ten diverse societies, noting the similarities and differences found in these and other traditional aesthetic systems.

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This is a great book for my Aesthetics class and in helping me to appreciate other cultures and understand that people are different but still essentially the same, even if we value different things ... Read full review


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