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Aesthetics: An Introduction

Aesthetics: An Introduction

1st Edition

W. Charlton
October 02, 2017

First published in 1970. What is a work of art? What is the status of things in pictures and books? How are we to distinguish and ascertain the meaning of a literary work at various levels? This book is intended both to introduce the reader to classic philosophical accounts of art and beauty, and...

Key Concepts: A Guide to Aesthetics, Criticism and the Arts in Education

Key Concepts: A Guide to Aesthetics, Criticism and the Arts in Education

1st Edition

Trevor Pateman
October 02, 2017

First published in 1991. The arts can only thrive in a culture where there is conversation about them. This is particularly true of the arts in an education context. Yet often the discussion is poor because we do not have the necessary concepts for the elaboration of our aesthetic responses, or...

An Introduction to Aesthetics

An Introduction to Aesthetics

1st Edition

E. F. Carritt
October 02, 2017

First published in 1949. This title provides an introduction into the subject of aesthetics, and the problems associated with it. Aesthetics is not strictly a criterion or rule for production or appreciation, and cannot directly alter our aesthetic experiences, but only helps us to understand them....

A Transformation Theory of Aesthetics

A Transformation Theory of Aesthetics

1st Edition

Michael Stephan
October 02, 2017

First published in 1990. How we perceive and respond to the visual image has been traditional concern of psychologists, philosophers and art historians. Today, where the visual image increasingly permeates our everyday life and consciousness, the question becomes ever more relevant. How do we, for...

A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

1st Edition

Earl of Listowel
October 02, 2017

First published in 1933. The purpose of this work was to bridge a gap in English philosophical literature by completing the elaborate history of Bosanquet and to stimulate and enrich the whole study of aesthetics by means of his personal destructive and constructive criticism. This title will be of...

Science and Aesthetic Judgement: A Study in Taine's Critical Method

Science and Aesthetic Judgement: A Study in Taine's Critical Method

1st Edition

Sholom J. Kahn
October 02, 2017

First published in 1953. This title provides an exposition and discussion on Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), the leader of the Naturalist movement in French criticism. The book examines his theories and some of his practice, as a critic of literature and art. A more general consideration of the chief...

Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

1st Edition

Various Authors
April 26, 2016

This set reissues 6 books on aesthetics originally published between 1933 and 1991. The volumes provide a clear introduction to classic philosophical accounts of art and beauty, as well as exploring the significance of aesthetics in more recent developments in philosophy....

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