Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
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Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art
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Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art

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Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Book Description

Nine of the most famous essays by one of the preeminent philosophers and art historians of the pre-modern world, both east and west. Coomaraswamy explores such subjects as the true function of aesthetics in art, the importance of symbolism, the role of traditional culture in enriching art, the nature of medieval art, and more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486203782
ISBN-10: 0486203786
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 135mm x 9mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-May-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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