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The Oxford handbook of aesthetics

Author: Jerrold Levinson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Brings the authority, liveliness, and multi-disciplinary scope of the "Handbook" series to the area where philosophy meets the arts. This work, with 48 essays, is a guide available to the theory,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford handbook of aesthetics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Online version:
Oxford handbook of aesthetics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold Levinson
ISBN: 0198250258 9780198250258
OCLC Number: 50802597
Description: xv, 821 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: History of modern aesthetics / Paul Guyer --
Aesthetic realism 1 / Nick Zangwill --
Aesthetic realism 2 / John W. Bender --
Aesthetic experience / Gary Iseminger --
Aesthetics of nature / Malcolm Budd --
Definition of art / Robert Stecker --
Ontology of art / Stephen Davies --
Medium in art / David Davies --
Representation in art / Alan H. Goldman --
Expression in art / Aaron Ridley --
Style in art / Stephanie Ross --
Creativity in art / Philip Alperson --
Authenticity in art / Denis Dutton --
Intention in art / Paisley Livingston --
Interpretation in art / Gregory Currie --
Value in art / Robert Stecker --
Beauty / Nick Zangwill --
Humour / Noël Carroll --
Metaphor / Ted Cohen --
Fiction / Peter Lamarque --
Narrative / George M. Wilson --
Tragedy / Aaron Ridley --
Art and emotion / Alex Neill --
Art and knowledge / Berys Gaut --
Art and morality / Matthew Kieran --
Art and politics / Lydia Goehr --
Music / Stephen Davies --
Painting / Susan Feagin --
Literature / Paisley Livingston --
Architecture / Gordon Graham --
Sculpture / Robert Hopkins --
Dance / Noël Carroll --
Theatre / Paul Woodruff --
Poetry / Alex Neill --
Photography / Nigel Warburton --
Film / Berys Gaut --
Feminist aesthetics / Mary Devereaux. Environmental aesthetics / John A. Fisher --
Comparative aesthetics / Kathleen Higgins --
Aesthetics and evolutionary psychology / Denis Dutton --
Aesthetics and cognitive science / Gregory Currie --
Aesthetics and ethics / Richard Eldridge --
Aesthetics of popular art / David Novitz --
Aesthetics of the avant-garde / Gregg Horowitz --
Aesthetics of the everyday / Crispin Sartwell --
Aesthetics and postmodernism / Richard Shusterman --
Aesthetics and cultural studies / Deborah Knight.
Responsibility: edited by Jerrold Levinson.
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Levinson has achieved his intention to provide a collection from which both the professional philosopher and the enthusiastic non-professional can derive instruction and pleasure. . . . he has Read more...

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