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introduction to aesthetics.

E. F. Carritt

introduction to aesthetics.

by E. F. Carritt

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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SeriesHutchinson"s university library; no.26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19963814M

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Book Description. 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.

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In An Introduction to Kant’s Aesthetics, Christian Wenzel discusses and demystifies Kant’s Critique of the Power of Judgment, guiding the reader each step of the way and placing key points of discussion in the context of Kant’s other work.

Explains difficult concepts in plain language, using numerous examples and a helpful glossary. Hofstadter, Albert and Richard Kuhns, ed. Philosophies of Art and Beauty: Selected Readings in Aesthetics from Plato to Heidegger.

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Aesthetics is everywhere. It is one of the most important aspects of our this Very Short Introduction Bence Nanay introduces the field of aesthetics, considering both Western and non-Western aesthetic traditions, and exploring why it is sometimes misunderstood or considered to be too elitist - by artists, musicians, and even philosophers.

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Written in untechnical style, this text is for students of music, art history, and literature as well as of philosophy. It looks at all the arts, such as film, music, fiction, poetry and architecture.

The text examines what the special value of art is, rather than what art is. It discusses the philosophical theories of Hume, Mill, Kant, Habermas and Collingwood; the objections of Althusser. Guiding readers through major problems, issues and debates in aesthetics, this is a bias-free introduction for students studying the philosophy of art for the first time.

Each chapter of the book begins by considering a particular work of art - from contemporary conceptual art, through literature to TV soap operas - to help students understand and explore key. G.W.F. Hegel’s aesthetics, or philosophy of art, forms part of the extraordinarily rich German aesthetic tradition that stretches from J.J.

Winckelmann’s Thoughts on the Imitation of the Painting and Sculpture of the Greeks () and G.E. Lessing’s Laocoon () through Immanuel Kant’s Critique of the Power of Judgment () and Friedrich Schiller’s Letters on. Buy Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Nanay, Bence (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s- æ s-/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aesthetics).

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Providing an analytic and historical treatment of the issues, and including many illustrative examples to both motivate and reinforce theoretical discussion, An Introduction to Aesthetics d is the ideal course book for the philosophical novice.

This book is a thorough and remarkably unified introduction to many contemporary debates in aesthetics and the philosophy of art, which Stecker sees as 'two distinct though overlapping fields' A pleasure to read and a paradigmatic introduction to the subject — a highly recommended resource for students and teachers : $