Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics by Jerrold Levinson
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Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics
By Jerrold Levinson

The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics

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Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics by Jerrold Levinson

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The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original research in a particular subject area. Specially commissioned essays from leading figures in the discipline give critical examinations of the progress and direction of debates. Oxford Handbooks provide scholars and graduate students with compelling new perspectives upon a wide range of subjects in the humanities and social sciences. The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics brings the authority, liveliness, and multi-disciplinary scope of the Handbook series to the area where philosophy meets the arts. Jerrold Levinson has assembled a hugely impressive range of talent to contribute 48 brand-new essays, making this the most comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field. This Handbook will be invaluable to academics and students across philosophy and all branches of the arts, both as the reference work of choice and as a stimulus to new research and creativity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199279456
ISBN-10: 0199279454
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 171mm x 45mm)
Pages: 838
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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