Philosophy Looks at the Arts: Contemporary Readings in Aesthetics

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Joseph Margolis
Temple University Press, 1987 - 605 páginas
The first edition of this widely used anthology offered a needed introduction to a new analytic aesthetics which has in the intervening years become even more influential. This new, revised and expanded edition has been designed by one of the leaders of the field to help define the structure of current aesthetics. Of the 24 articles included more than half are new to this edition. The new edition emphasizes opposing currents in aesthetics with contributions from the most active and influential writers in the field. It is a basic book for any library and is designed to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with a professional orientation in aesthetics. Author note: Joseph Margolis is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. He is the author or editor of twelve other books as well as numerous articles.

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Part One Aesthetic Interests and Aesthetic Qualities
1
The Aesthetic Point of View Monroe C Beardsley
10
Aesthetic Concepts Frank Sibley
29
Categories of Art Kendall L Walton
53
Contra Aesthetics Timothy Binkley
80
The Myth of the Aesthetic Attitude George Dickie
100
Artistic and Aesthetic Values Roman Ingarden
117
Bib liography
133
Picturing and Representing
307
Representation as Expression
319
Puzzles of Pictorial Representation
338
Bibliography
358
Intention and Interpretation in Criticism
381
Expressive Properties of
400
A Critique
421
Gadamers Theory of Interpretation
438

Part Two The Definition of Art
137
The Role of Theory in Aesthetics Morris Weitz
143
The Artworld Arthur Danto
154
Creativity in the Arts Jack Glickman
168
Remarks on a Proposal by Dickie Ted Cohen
186
Bibliography
200
Part Three The Ontology of Art
203
Art and Its Objects Richard Wollheim
208
Toward an Ontology of Artworks Nicholas Wolterstorff
229
The Ontological Peculiarity of Works of Art Joseph Margolis
253
Art and Authenticity Nelson Goodman
261
Bibliography
276
Part Four Representation in
279
Bibliography
455
The Testability of an Interpretation
466
Robust Relativism
484
Hermeneutical Experience
499
From Work to Text
518
Bibliography
525
Metaphor Max Black
535
The End of the Book and the Beginning of Writing
553
Metaphor and the Central Problem of Hermeneutics
577
Bibliography
593
Index
601
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