ISBN-10:
0742564118
ISBN-13:
9780742564114
Pub. Date:
02/16/2010
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: An Introduction / Edition 2

Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Robert Stecker

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ISBN-13: 9780742564114
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/16/2010
Series: Elements of Philosophy Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert Stecker is professor of philosophy at Central Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Part I Aesthetics

Chapter 2 Environmental Aesthetics: Natural Beauty 15

Chapter 3 Conceptions of the Aesthetic: Aesthetic Experience 39

Chapter 4 Conceptions of the Aesthetic: Aesthetic Properties 65

Part II Philosophy of Art

Chapter 5 What Is Art? 95

Chapter 6 What Kind of Object Is a Work of Art? 123

Chapter 7 Interpretation and the Problem of the Relevant Intention 145

Chapter 8 Representation: Fiction 163

Chapter 9 Representation: Depiction 185

Chapter 10 Expressiveness in Music and Poetry 201

Chapter 11 Artistic Value 221

Chapter 12 Interaction: Ethical, Aesthetic, and Artistic Value 247

Chapter 13 The Value of Architecture 275

Conclusion 289

References 293

Glossary 305

Index 309

About the Author 315

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