The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

by Berys Gaut
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415207371

ISBN-13: 9780415207379

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415207379
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Routledge Philosophy Companions Series
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IHistory of aesthetics1
1Plato3
2Aristotle15
3Medieval aesthetics29
4Empiricism : Hutcheson and Hume41
5Kant55
6Hegel71
7Idealism : Schopenhauer, Schiller and Schelling83
8Nietzsche97
9Formalism109
10Pragmatism : Dewey121
11Expressivism : Croce and Collingwood133
12Heidegger147
13Phenomenology : Merleau-Ponty and Sartre159
14Sibley173
15Goodman185
16Foucault199
17Postmodernism : Barthes and Derrida213
Pt. IIAesthetic theory225
18Definitions of art227
19Ontology of art241
20The aesthetic255
21Taste267
22Aesthetic universals279
23Value of art293
24Beauty307
25Interpretation321
26Imagination and make-believe335
27Fiction347
28Narrative359
29Metaphor371
30Pictorial representation383
Pt. IIIIssues and challenges399
31Criticism401
32Art and knowledge417
33Art and ethics431
34Art, expression and emotion445
35Tragedy457
36Humor469
37Creativity477
38Style489
39Authenticity in performance501
40Fakes and forgeries513
41High art versus low art527
42Environmental aesthetics541
43Feminist aesthetics557
Pt. IVThe individual arts569
44Literature571
45Theater585
46Film597
47Photography611
48Painting625
49Sculpture639
50Architecture655
51Music669
52Dance683

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