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Description - A Theory of Art by Karol Berger

This philosophical theory of art, addressed to anyone with a serious interest in the arts, has three main objectives: to shift the focus of aesthetics from the question "What is art?" to the question "What is art for?"; to describe the social and historical situation of art today; and to combine aesthetics with poetics and hermeneutics. A distinctive feature of the book is its argument that music exemplifies the current condition of art in a particularly revealing fashion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195128604
ISBN-10: 0195128605
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 25mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Karol Berger

Karol Berger Is Osgood Hooker Professor in Fine Arts at Stanford University. He is the author of numerous studies in the history of music aesthetics and theory, vocal pholyphony from 1400 to 1600, and instrumental music from 1780 to 1850. His Musica Ficta (1987) won the Otto Kinkeldey Award of the American Musicological Society.

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