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Description - Art and its Objects by Richard Wollheim

Richard Wollheim's classic reflection on art considers central questions regarding expression, representation, style, the significance of the artist's intention and the essentially historical nature of art. Presented in a fresh series livery for the twenty-first century, with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Eldridge, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry, Art and its Objects continues to be a perceptive and engaging introduction to the questions and philosophical issues raised by works of art and the part they play in our culture and society. Wollheim's insights into theories of art, criticism, perception and the nature of aesthetic value make this one of the most influential works on aesthetics of the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107534414
ISBN-10: 1107534410
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Oct-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Wollheim

Richard Wollheim (1923-2003) was one of the leading philosophers of aesthetics in the twentieth century. He was Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of California, Berkeley until 2002.

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