Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199204137
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/09/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Frank Sibley (1923-1996) was the first Professor of Philosophy to be appointed at Lancaster University, a position he occupied until his retirement.

Table of Contents


Editors' Introduction     ix
Aesthetic Concepts     1
Aesthetics and the Looks of Things     24
Aesthetic and Non-aesthetic     33
About Taste     52
Colours     54
Objectivity and Aesthetics     71
Particularity, Art, and Evaluation     88
General Criteria and Reasons in Aesthetics     104
Originality and Value     119
Arts or the Aesthetic-Which Comes First?     135
Making Music Our Own     142
Adjectives, Predicative and Attributive     154
Aesthetic Judgements: Pebbles, Faces, and Fields of Litter     176
Some Notes on Ugliness     190
Tastes, Smells, and Aesthetics     207
Why the Mona Lisa May Not be a Painting     256
Bibliography of the Publications of Frank Sibley     273

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