Philosophical Issues in Art / Edition 1

Philosophical Issues in Art / Edition 1

by Patricia H. Werhane, Patricia Hogue Werhane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136622887

ISBN-13: 9780136622888

Pub. Date: 05/16/1997

Publisher: Pearson

This anthology on aesthetics illustrates abstract philosophical readings with comments by artists and with a number of art works.

Overview

This anthology on aesthetics illustrates abstract philosophical readings with comments by artists and with a number of art works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136622888
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/16/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE WORK OF ART.

1. Representation in Art: Mimesis.

2. Didacticism.

3. Formalism.

4. Marxist Aesthetics: A Sociological Theory of Art.

II. THE CREATIVE PROCESS.

5. Expressive Theories of Art.

6. Contemporary Theories of Imagination.

7. Expression and Symbolism.

8. Art as a Psychological Phenomenon.

III. THEORIES OF BEAUTY, TASTE AND THE AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE.

9. Historical Perspectives.

10. Contemporary Theories of Beauty and the Aesthetic.

IV. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ART THEORY.

11. Can a Work of Art Be Defined?

12. The Ontology of Art Works.

13. Contemporary Developments in Art Theory.

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