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Philosophy of Art

Aesthetic Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

By David Boersema

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374 pages

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Description

This book addresses issues in the philosophy of art through the lenses of the three broad areas of philosophy: metaphysics, epistemology, and axiology. It surveys many important and pervasive topics connected to a philosophical understanding of art.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction to the Philosophy of Art -- The Nature of Art -- The Artwork -- The Artist -- The Audience -- Relationships Between Art and Society: Ethics, Education, Culture -- Relationships Between Art and Science: Method, Understanding, Knowledge -- Performing Arts -- Visual Arts -- Literary Arts

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General