The Nature of Art: An Anthology / Edition 3

The Nature of Art: An Anthology / Edition 3

by Thomas E. Wartenberg
     
 


What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it's been answered over the years by both Western and Non-Western thinkers. You'll not only read selections from these great writers, you'll also get study questions that draw your attention to the key points you just read. That makes THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY the… See more details below

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What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it's been answered over the years by both Western and Non-Western thinkers. You'll not only read selections from these great writers, you'll also get study questions that draw your attention to the key points you just read. That makes THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY the resource you need for test time as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111186524
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
342,198
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition. Acknowledgments. List of Illustrations. Introduction. 1. Art as Imitation: Plato. 2. Art as Cognition: Aristotle. 3. Art as Object of Taste: David Hume. 4. Art as Communicable Pleasure: Immanuel Kant. 5. Art as Revelation: Arthur Schopenhauer. 6. Art as the Ideal: G.W. F. Hegel. 7. Art as Redemption: Friedrich Nietzsche. 8. Art as Communication of Feeling: Leo N. Tolstoy. 9. Art as Symptom: Sigmund Freud. 10. Art as Significant Form: Clive Bell. 11. Art as Expression: R. G. Collingwood. 12. Art as Experience: John Dewey. 13. Art as Truth: Martin Heidegger. 14. Art as Auratic: Walter Benjamin. 15. Art as Liberatory: Theodor Adorno. 16. Art as Indefinable: Morris Weitz. 17. Art as Exemplification: Nelson Goodman. 18. Art as Theory: Arthur Danto. 19. Art as Institution: George Dickie. 20. Art as Aesthetic Production: Monroe C. Beardsley. 21. Art as Make-Believe: Kendall Walton. 22. Art as Text: Roland Barthes. 23. Art as Fetish: Adrian Piper. 24. Art as Deconstructable: Jacques Derrida. 25. Art as Feminism: Carolyn Korsmeyer. 26. Art as Cultural Production: Pierre Bourdieu. 27. Art as Contextual: Dele Jegede. 28. Art as Postcolonial: Kwame Anthony Appiah. 29. Art as Virtual: Douglas Davis. About the Authors. Credits.

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