Artworks: Meaning, Definition, Value

Artworks: Meaning, Definition, Value

by Robert Stecker

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ISBN-13: 9780271043005
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 12/30/1996
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 334
File size: 873 KB

About the Author

Robert Stecker is Professor of Philosophy at Central Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
INTRODUCTION 1(12)
PART I. DEFINITION 13(100)
1. WHY WE SHOULD LOOK FOR A DEFINITION OF ART
13(17)
2. SIMPLE FUNCTIONALISM AND FUNCTIONALISM PER SE
30(18)
3. HISTORICAL FUNCTIONALISM, OR THE FOUR-FACTOR THEORY
48(18)
4. INSTITUTIONAL DEFINITIONS
66(20)
5. HISTORICAL DEFINITIONS
86(27)
PART II. MEANING 113(134)
6. OVERVIEW
113(6)
7. INCOMPATIBLE INTERPRETATIONS
119(14)
8. CRITICAL MONISM AND CRITICAL PLURALISM: How to Have Both
133(23)
9. MEANING AND INTERPRETATION: The Role of Intention and Covnention
156(30)
10. HYPOTHETICAL INTENTIONS AND IMPLIED AUTHORS
186(27)
11. PRAGMATISM AND INTERPRETATION
213(34)
PART III. VALUE 247(58)
12. ARTISTIC VALUE
247(22)
13. THE VALUE OF LITERATURE
269(36)
CONCLUSION 305(2)
References 307(10)
Index 317

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