Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

by Bence Nanay

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ISBN-13: 9780198811619
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/11/2018
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bence Nanay is Professor of Philosophy and BOF Research Professor at the University of Antwerp, where he is also co-director of the Centre for Philosophical Psychology and Senior Research Associate at Peterhouse, Cambridge University. He is the author of Between Perception and Action (OUP, 2013) and the editor of Perceiving the World (OUP, 2010) and of Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception (Routledge, forthcoming). He has published more than 90 articles on various topics mainly in philosophy of mind and in aesthetics. He used to work as a film critic and served on the jury of various major international film festivals.

Table of Contents

1. Aesthetics
2. Distributed attention
3. Pictures
4. Aesthetically relevant properties
5. Semi-Formalism
6. Uniqueness
7. The history of vision
8. Non-distributed attention

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