Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook / Edition 1

Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook / Edition 1

by Margaret P. Battin, John Fisher, Ronald Moore, Anita Silvers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312003072

ISBN-13: 9780312003074

Pub. Date: 03/28/1989

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

The first casebook for use in courses in aesthetics, Puzzles about Art provides more than 180 real and hypothetical cases that illustrate important principles and theories in the philosophy of art. With 25 illustrations as well as concrete examples from legal cases, museum experiences, newspaper articles and various media, including painting, sculpture,

Overview

The first casebook for use in courses in aesthetics, Puzzles about Art provides more than 180 real and hypothetical cases that illustrate important principles and theories in the philosophy of art. With 25 illustrations as well as concrete examples from legal cases, museum experiences, newspaper articles and various media, including painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, and film, Puzzles about Art helps students understand specific problems in the visual arts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312003074
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
03/28/1989
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

1. Art and Artworks
2. Beauty, Ugliness, and Aesthetic Experience
3. Meaning and Interpretation
4. Creativity and Fidelity: Performance, Replication, and Reading
5. Art and Other Values
6. Critical Judgment

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