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Arguing About Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates (Arguing About Philosophy)

 
 
 
 
Arguing About Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates (Arguing About Philosophy)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415424516
ISBN 10: 415424518
Edition: 3
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2007-10-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 504
List Price: $49.95
 
 

Offering a unique 'debate' format, the third edition of the bestselling Arguing About Art is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy of art.

This lively collection presents an extensive range of short, clear introductions to each of the discussions which include:


  • sentimentality

  • appreciation

  • interpretation

  • understanding

  • objectivity

  • nature

  • food

  • horror.

With revised introductions, updated suggestions for further reading and new sections on pornography and societies without art, Arguing About Art provides a stimulating and accessible anthology suitable for those coming to aesthetics for the first time. The book will also appeal to students of art history, literature, and cultural studies.