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The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction It is widely assumed that there is an important difference between the music of Mozart and that of Michael Jackson, or between the films of Ingmar Bergman and those of Michael Bay. Mozart’s symphonies are high art, whereas...

Defining Art

The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Work on the definition of art in the past several decades has been dominated, it seems fair to say, by views that either defend some sort of broadly institutional definition, or are skeptical about the definitional project.The...

Arthur C. Danto (b. 1924)

Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers

Continuum, 2012

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...Arthur Coleman Danto has published in a variety of fields in philosophy, but he is most famous for his systematic work in the philosophy of art, philosophy of art history, and art criticism. For nearly half a century, his writings...

Introduction

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics : Key Concepts in Philosophy

Continuum, 2008

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...This is a book of openings, not of conclusions. It aims to introduce students to key concepts, or better, questions in aesthetics. The book is meant to stimulate questioning, to make the reader want to think more and read more, rather than...

G. W. F. Hegel (1770–1831)

Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers

Continuum, 2012

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...Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel lectured on aesthetics in Heidelberg in 1818 and then in Berlin in 1820–1821, 1823, 1826, and 1828–1829. The text that we know as Hegel’s Aesthetics was in fact compiled, edited, and published posthumously...

Plato (c. 427–347 BCE)

Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers

Continuum, 2012

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...With respect to the arts, Plato is most famous for purportedly banning one particular art form—poetry—from the Republic, his ideal state. Another very common attribution is that he defines art as representation. Often enough, overviews...

Art Methodologies in Media Ecology

Deleuze, Guattari and the Production of the New

Continuum, 2008

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...Art is no longer only art. Its methods are recapitulated, ooze out and become feral in combination with other forms of life. Art methodologies convey art’s capacities to enact a live process in the world, launching sensorial particles...

Artworks, Objects, and Structures

The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...It is tempting to think that most artworks are simply a subset of the physical objects in the world: there is my bike in the shed out back, the magnolia tree in the yard, and then the small painting by Ruth Ann Borum on my dining room wall....

Definitions

Tiziana Andina

Tiziana Andina is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Turin, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natalia Iacobelli

Natalia Iacobelli is a translator in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Art: The Question of Definition : From Hegel to Post-Dantian Theories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Institutional theories The first formulation Bottle Rack was conceived and made by Marcel Duchamp in 1914. It is easy to deduce from its title that it is an ordinary bottle rack, similar to those found in basements or wine cellars...

Research Methods and Problems in Aesthetics

The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Philosophy, it is often remarked, is the only discipline that takes itself as an object of investigation. Questions about philosophical methodology are themselves philosophical questions, and demand answers that meet the very...