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Puzzles about Art: An Aesthetics Casebook

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Publisher Comments:

The first casebook for use in courses in aesthetics, Puzzles about Art provides more than 180 real and hypothetical cases that illustrate important principles and theories in the philosophy of art. With 25 illustrations as well as concrete examples from legal cases, museum experiences, newspaper articles and various media, including painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, and film, Puzzles about Art helps students understand specific problems in the visual arts.

Table of Contents

  1. Art and Artworks

  2. Beauty, Ugliness, and Aesthetic Experience

  3. Meaning and Interpretation

  4. Creativity and Fidelity: Performance, Replication, and Reading

  5. Art and Other Values

  6. Critical Judgment

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312003074
Subtitle:
An Aesthetics Casebook
Other:
Fisher, John
Author:
Battin, Margaret Pabst
Author:
Fisher, John
Author:
Battin, Margaret P.
Author:
Silvers, Anita
Author:
Moore, Ronald
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Applied Psychology
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Psychological aspects
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Arts
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Themes, motives, etc.
Subject:
Arts -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Arts -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
346 (1988)
Publication Date:
19890315
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
9.01 x 6.04 x 0.535 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Theory and Criticism
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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