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Art and its Objects

Author: Richard Wollheim
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge Philosophy Classics; Cambridge philosophy classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Richard Wollheim's classic reflection on art considers central questions regarding expression, representation, style, the significance of the artist's intention and the essentially historical nature of art. Presented in a fresh series livery for the twenty-first century, with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Eldridge, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wollheim
ISBN: 9781316286777 1316286770
OCLC Number: 941030752
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Feb 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages).
Contents: Preface to this edition Richard Eldridge; Preface to the second edition; The argument; Art and its objects; Supplementary essays; 1. The Institutional theory of art; 2. Are the criteria of identity for works of art aesthetically relevant?; 3. A note on the physical object hypothesis; 4. Criticism of retrieval; 5. Seeing-as, seeing-in and pictorial representation; 6. Art and evaluation; Bibliography.
Series Title: Cambridge Philosophy Classics; Cambridge philosophy classics.
Other Titles: Art & its Objects
Responsibility: Richard Wollheim.

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This book is an influential study of the central questions and philosophical issues raised by art.  Read more...

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'This concise, elegant and wide-ranging book has established itself as an indispensable text.' London Review of Books

 
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