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Now in paperback, The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics is an indispensable guide and reference source to the major thinkers and topics in aesthetics. Forty-six entries by a team of renowned international contributors provide clear and up to date information under four headings:1. Historical, from Plato to Heidegger; 2. Aesthetic Theory, from definitions of art to the value of art; 3. Topics in Aesthetics, from environmental aesthetics to high and low art; 4. The Individual Arts, from music to sculpture.
The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics is an essential guide to this important and exciting subject for all those interested in philosophy, literature, art, and visual studies.
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For people who find that they enjoy art more when they share the experience with a companion, and for those who like to bring a book along to read, 49 essays here consider the history, theory, issues and challenges, and individual arts of the growing field of philosophy that addresses fundamental questions about the nature and value of art. Philosophers from Britain, anglophone North America, and Oceana explore such topics as Plato, the expressivism of Croce and Collingwood, imagination and make- believe, pictorial representation, authenticity in performance, feminist aesthetics, photography, and architecture Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415327985
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 736
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I History of aesthetics 1
1 Plato 3
2 Aristotle 15
3 Medieval aesthetics 29
4 Empiricism : Hutcheson and Hume 41
5 Kant 55
6 Hegel 71
7 Idealism : Schopenhauer, Schiller and Schelling 83
8 Nietzsche 97
9 Formalism 109
10 Pragmatism : Dewey 121
11 Expressivism : Croce and Collingwood 133
12 Heidegger 147
13 Phenomenology : Merleau-Ponty and Sartre 159
14 Sibley 173
15 Goodman 185
16 Foucault 199
17 Postmodernism : Barthes and Derrida 213
Pt. II Aesthetic theory 225
18 Definitions of art 227
19 Ontology of art 241
20 The aesthetic 255
21 Taste 267
22 Aesthetic universals 279
23 Value of art 293
24 Beauty 307
25 Interpretation 321
26 Imagination and make-believe 335
27 Fiction 347
28 Narrative 359
29 Metaphor 371
30 Pictorial representation 383
Pt. III Issues and challenges 399
31 Criticism 401
32 Art and knowledge 417
33 Art and ethics 431
34 Art, expression and emotion 445
35 Tragedy 457
36 Humor 469
37 Creativity 477
38 Style 489
39 Authenticity in performance 501
40 Fakes and forgeries 513
41 High art versus low art 527
42 Environmental aesthetics 541
43 Feminist aesthetics 557
Pt. IV The individual arts 569
44 Literature 571
45 Theater 585
46 Film 597
47 Photography 611
48 Painting 625
49 Sculpture 639
50 Architecture 655
51 Music 669
52 Dance 683
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