Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
The Analytic Tradition - An Anthology
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Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art by Peter Lamarque
Book DescriptionThis anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950's to the present time. * Traces the contributions of the analytic tradition to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the 1950's to the present time. * Designed as a comprehensive guide to the field, it presents the most often--cited papers that students and researchers encounter. * Addresses a wide range of topics, including identifying art, ontology, intention and interpretation, values of art, aesthetic properties, fictionality, and the aesthetics of nature. * Explores particular art forms, including pictorial art, literature, music, and the popular arts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405105811
(265mm x 188mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Lamarque
Work and Object, Paperback (June 2012)
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Philosophy of Literature, Paperback (June 2008)
By exploring central issues in the philosophy of literature, illustrated by a wide range of novels, poems, and plays, Philosophy of Literature gets to the heart of why literature matters to us and sheds new light on the nature and interpretation of literary works.
Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, Paperback (September 2003)
This anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the major contributions of analytic philosophy to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the earliest beginnings in the 1950's to the present time. Traces the contributions of the analytic tradition to aesthetics and the philosophy of art, from the 1950's to the present time.
Truth, Fiction and Literature, Paperback (October 1996)» View all books by Peter Lamarque
This work examines the ways in which fictions relate to the real world, and offers an account of how imaginative works of literature can use fictional content to explore matters of universal human interest. It explores the limits of fictionality in relation to metaphysical and sceptical views.
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Author Biography - Peter Lamarque
Peter Lamarque is Professor of Philosophy and Head of Department at the University of York. He has published widely on fictionality, philosophy of literature, and aesthetics, including Truth, Fiction, and Literature (1994, with Stein Haugom Olsen) and Fictional Points of View (1996). He is Editor of the British Journal of Aesthetics and was also philosophy subject editor for the 10--volume Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Stein Haugom Olsen is Chair Professor of Humanities and Head of the Department of Philosophy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He is the author of The Structure of Literary Understanding (1978) and The End of Literary Theory (1987), as well as more than forty articles on literary theory, literary criticism, and aesthetics. He is an elected fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
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