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Philosophy of Art
Aesthetic Theory and Practice

ISBN 9780813347196
Published October 2, 2012 by Routledge
374 Pages

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Book 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

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