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Aesthetics : The Big Questions

Korsmeyer, Carolyn(Edited by)
Part of the Philosophy: The Big Questions series
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Philosophers have considered questions raised by the nature of art, of beauty, and critical appreciation since ancient times, and the discipline of aesthetics has a long tradition that stretches from Plato to the present.

Aesthetics has also been the subject of a number of theoretical challenges that investigate the conceptual frameworks customarily assumed by theories of art.

This collection of essays assembles classic and contemporary texts to present both the tradition of aesthetic theory and the kinds of questions and challenges that it confronts today, both from other cultural traditions and from theoretical movements such as feminism and postmodernism.

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Wiley-Blackwell
0631205934 / 9780631205937
Hardback
111.85
01/10/1998
United States
English
384p. : ill.
25 cm
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