The Nature of Art: An Anthology / Edition 3by Thomas E. Wartenberg
What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it has been answered over the years by both Western and non-Western thinkers. You will not only read selections from these great writers but you will also get study questions that draw your attention to the key points you just read. Hailed by reviewers and adopters for its… See more details below
What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it has been answered over the years by both Western and non-Western thinkers. You will not only read selections from these great writers but you will also get study questions that draw your attention to the key points you just read. Hailed by reviewers and adopters for its clarity and rigor, Wartenberg's THE NATURE OF ART offers a lively and engaging introduction to the philosophy of art.
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Table of Contents
Preface to the Third Edition. Introduction: What Makes "Art" such a Problematic Concept? 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 Indefinable: Morris Weitz. 16. Art as Symbolic Form: Suzanne K. Langer. 17. Art as Exemplification: Nelson Goodman. 18. Art as Industry: Theodor W. Adorno. 19. Art as Theory: Arthur Danto. 20. Art as Institution: George Dickie. 21. Art as Epistemology: Michel Foucault. 22. Art as Aesthetic Production: Monroe C. Beardsley. 23. Art as Practice: Nöel Carroll. 24. Art as Make-Believe: Kendall Walton. 25. Art as Deconstructable: Jacques Derrida. 26. Art as Feminism: Carolyn Korsmeyer. 27. Art as Cultural Production: Pierre Bourdieu. 28. Art as Simulation: Jean Baudrillard. 29. Art as Postcolonial: Kwame Anthony Appiah. 30. Art as a Cluster Concept: Berys Gaut. 31. Art as the Arts: Dominic McIver Lopes. About the Authors. Credits List.
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