Aesthetics / Edition 3

Aesthetics / Edition 3

by David Goldblatt, Lee B. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205017037

ISBN-13: 9780205017034

Pub. Date: 12/30/2010

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education

For courses in the Philosophy of ART.

Unlike traditional Philosophy of Art anthologies, AESTHETICS, 3/e gives special attention to popular arts as well as the “fine arts”. It divides articles into sections according to specific arts, while also providing sections on classical and contemporary sources -- appealing to teachers in various

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For courses in the Philosophy of ART.

Unlike traditional Philosophy of Art anthologies, AESTHETICS, 3/e gives special attention to popular arts as well as the “fine arts”. It divides articles into sections according to specific arts, while also providing sections on classical and contemporary sources -- appealing to teachers in various disciplines.

As with every subsequent edition, this book brings together readings in continental and analytic philosophy. It also contains helpful introductions by the editors for each section, as well as a variety of art selections that provide instructors with plenty of options and opportunities to enliven their courses.,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205017034
Publisher:
Pearson Higher Education
Publication date:
12/30/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
154,776
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

PREFACE

PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION

THE GENERAL INTRODUCTION

PART I PAINTING

Against Imitation, Plato

The Limits of Likeness, Ernst Gombrich

Reality Remade, Nelson Goodman

The “Perfect” Fake, Nelson Goodman

Artistic Crimes, Denis Dutton

Form in Modern Painting, Clive Bell

A Formal Analysis, Edmund Burke Feldman

On Modernist Painting, Clement Greenberg

Intentional Visual Interest, Michael Baxandall

Works of Art and Mere Real Things, Arthur C. Danto

The Origin of the Work of Art, Martin Heidegger

Why are there no Great Women Artists? Linda Nochlin

The Paradox of Expression, Garry L. Hagberg

Painting and Ethics, Anne Eaton

Art and Corruption, David Alfaro Siquerios

PART II PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin

Transparent Pictures, Kendall L. Walton

Why Photography Doesn’t Represent Artistically, Roger Scruton

What’s Special About Photography? Ted Cohen

The Hubble Photographs as Aesthetic Objects, Flo Leibowitz

Allegory of the Cave, Plato

The Power of Movies, Noël Carroll

Woman as Image, Man as Bearer of the Look, Laura Mulvey

Audience, Actor, and Star, Stanley Cavell

Beauty and Evil: the Case of Leni Riefenstahl, Mary Devereaux

The Last King of Scotland: The Ethics of Race in Film, Paul Taylor

PART III ARCHITECTURE AND THE THIRD DIMENSION

The Problem of Architecture, Roger Scruton

Virtual Space, Suzanne Langer

Ornament and Crime, Adolf Loos

Towards an Architecture, Le Corbusier

Architecture as Decorated Shelter, Robert Venturi

A Discussion of Architecture (with Christopher Norris), Jacques Derrida

The Dislocation of the Architectural Self, David Goldblatt

Nature and Art, Donald Crawford

Something there is that Doesn't Love a Wall, Patricia C. Phillips

PART IV MUSIC

On the Concept of Music, Jerrold Levinson

Ontology of Music, Ben Caplan and Carl Matheson

Making Tracks, Andrew Kania

Is Live Music Dead? Lee B. Brown

The Expression of Emotion in Music, Stephen Davies

Representation in Music, Roger Scruton

Sound and Semblance, Peter Kivy

African Music, John Miller Chernoff

Jazz and Language, Robert Kraut

A Topography of Musical Improvisation, Philip Alperson

PART V LITERATURE

What Is Literature? Terry Eagleton

The Poetic Expression of Emotion, R. G. Collingwood

The Intention of the Author, Monroe Beardsley

What Is an Author? Michel Foucault

Criticism as Retrieval, Richard Wollheim

Beneath Interpretation, Richard Shusterman

The Art of Writing, Lu Chi

How to Eat a Chinese Poem, Richard Bodman

Imagination and Make-Believe, Gregory Currie

PART VI PERFORMANCE

Ion, Plato

On Tragedy, Aristotle

The Birth of Tragedy, Friedrich Nietzsche

On Oedipus Rex and Hamlet, Sigmund Freud

Virtual Powers, Suzanne Langer

What is Going on in a Dance? Monroe C. Beardsley

Working and Dancing, Noël Carroll and Sally Banes

The Dance of S´iva, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Literature as a Performing Art, J. O. Urmson

Art as Performance, David Davies

PART VII POPULAR ART AND EVERYDAY AESTHETICS

Plato and the Mass Media, Alexander Nehamas

Adorno’s Case Against Popular Music, Lee B. Brown

Aesthetics and Popular Art, Richard Shusterman

Television and Aesthetics, Umberto Eco

Social Consciousness in Dancehall Reggae, Anita M. Waters

Kitsch, Robert Solomon

The Aesthetics of Junkyards, Thomas Leddy

Fakin’ It: Is There Authenticity in Commercial Music? Theodore Gracyk

Can White People Sing the Blues? Joel Rudinow

Jokes, Ted Cohen

Defining Comics, Aaron Meskin

Relating Comics, Cartoons, and Animation, Henry John Pratt

Ventriloquism, David Goldblatt

Defining Mass Art, Noël Carroll

Videogames, Interactivity and Art, Grant Tavinor

Is it Only a Game? The Ethics of Video Game Play, Stephanie Patridge

Pornography, Joel Feinberg

The Real Harm of Pornography, Catharine A. MacKinnon

PART VIII CLASSIC SOURCES

Of the Standard of Taste, David Hume

The Sublime, Edmund Burke

Judgments about the Beautiful, Immanuel Kant

The Philosophy of Fine Art, G. W. F. Hegel

Art as Experience, John Dewey

Part IX CONTEMPORARY SOURCES

Aesthetic Concepts, Frank Sibley

Categories of Art, Kendall L. Walton

The Role of Theory in Aesthetics, Morris Weitz

Art as a Social Institution, George Dickie

Feminism in Context, Peg Zeglin Brand

A Different Plea for Disinterest, Theodore Gracyk

Aesthetic Appreciation of the Natural Environment, Allen Carlson

Art and Natural Selection, Denis Dutton

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