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Functional beauty

Author: Glenn Parsons; Allen Carlson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Parsons and Carlson examine the relationship between function and aesthetic value. They develop the concept of Functional Beauty, drawing on work in the philosophy of science as well as aesthetics,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Parsons; Allen Carlson
ISBN: 9780199205240 0199205248 9780199659319 0199659311
OCLC Number: 876892945
Notes: Originally published 2008.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Society for Aesthetics Prize 2009.
Description: 255 Seiten
Contents: 1. Functional Beauty in the Aesthetic Tradition ; 2. Functional Beauty in Contemporary Aesthetic Theory ; 3. Indeterminacy and the Concept of Function ; 4. Function and Form ; 5. Nature and Environment ; 6. Architecture and the Built Environment ; 7. Artefacts and Everyday Aesthetics ; 8. The Functions of Art ; 9. Conclusion
Responsibility: Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson.

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a clear-headed, smart, vigorous defence of a new and very important theoretical position in philosophical aesthetics ... This book is a landmark study of an important subject and the one that anyone Read more...

 
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