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The Oxford handbook of aesthetics

Author: Jerrold Levinson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "Handbook" series, this book talks about an area where philosophy meets the arts - aesthetics. It offers a guide to the theory, application, and history of the field. It is useful for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold Levinson
ISBN: 0198250258 9780198250258 0199279454 9780199279456
OCLC Number: 186284104
Description: xv, 821 s. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface ; 1. Philosophical Aesthetics: an Overview ; 2. History of Modern Aesthetics ; 3. Aesthetic Realism 1 ; 4. Aesthetic Realism 2 ; 5. Aesthetic Experience ; 6. Beauty ; 7. Aesthetics of Nature ; 8. Definition of Art ; 9. Ontology of Art ; 10. Medium in Art ; 11. Representation in Art ; 12. Expression in Art ; 13. Style in Art ; 14. Creativity in Art ; 15. Authenticity in Art ; 16. Intention in Art ; 17. Interpretation in Art ; 18. Value in Art ; 19. Humour ; 20. Metaphor ; 21. Fiction ; 22. Narrative ; 23. Tragedy ; 24. Art and Emotion ; 25. Art and Knowledge ; 26. Art and Morality ; 27. Art and Politics ; 28. Music ; 29. Painting ; 30. Literature ; 31. Architecture ; 32. Sculpture ; 33. Dance ; 34. Theatre ; 35. Poetry ; 36. Photography ; 37. Film ; 38. Feminist Aesthetics ; 39. Environmental Aesthetics ; 40. Comparative Aesthetics ; 41. Aesthetics and Evolutionary Psychology ; 42. Aesthetics and Cognitive Science ; 43. Aesthetics and Ethics ; 44. Aesthetics of Popular Art ; 45. Aesthetics of the Avant-Garde ; 46. Aesthetics of the Everyday ; 47. Aesthetics and Postmodernism ; 48. Aesthetics and Cultural Studies
Responsibility: edited by Jerrold Levinson.

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