Philosophy of the Arts

Philosophy of the Arts

An Introduction to Aesthetics

eBook - 2005
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Taylor
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Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new sections on art and beauty, modern art, Aristotle and katharsis, and Hegel. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised with fresh material and extended discussions. As with previous editions, the book:

  • is jargon-free and will appeal to students of music, art history and literature as well as philosophy
  • looks at a wide range of the arts from film, painting and architecture to fiction, music and poetry
  • discusses a range of philosophical theories of thinkers such as Hume, Kant, Gaender, Collingwood, Derrida, Hegel and Croce
  • contains regular summaries and suggestions for further reading.

Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new sections on art and beauty, modern art, Aristotle and katharsis, and Hegel. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised with fresh material and extended discussions. As with previous editions, the book:

  • is jargon-free and will appeal to students of music, art history and literature as well as philosophy
  • looks at a wide range of the arts from film, painting and architecture to fiction, music and poetry
  • discusses a range of philosophical theories of thinkers such as Hume, Kant, Gaender, Collingwood, Derrida, Hegel and Croce
  • contains regular summaries and suggestions for further reading.


Book News
Graham (philosophy and the arts, Princeton Theological Seminary) offers undergraduates an accessible introduction to the study of aesthetics. He discusses the philosophical theories of major thinkers and applies their ideas to a wide range of artistic expressions, including painting, architecture, literature, film, music, dance, and drama. The third edition features new chapters on art and beauty, the performing arts, and modern art as well as additional sections on Aristotle, Hegel, and Nietzsche. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Philosophy of The Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new chapters on art and beauty, the performing arts and modern art, and new sections on Aristotle, Hegel and Nietzsche. All other chapters have been thoroughly revised and extended.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780203696224
0203696220
9786610247523
6610247528
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 268 pages)

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