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Arguing about Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates

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"Arguing about Art, 2nd Edition" is an expanded and revised new edition of this highly acclaimed anthology. This lively collection presents twenty-seven readings in a clear and accessible format discussing the major themes and arguments in aesthetics. Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley's introductions provide a balanced account of each topic and highlight the important questions that are raised in the readings. The new sections of the book are: "The Art of Food; Rock Music and Culture; Enjoying Horror; Art and Morality"; and "Public Art," In addition, many of the introductions have been updated and each section includes suggestions for further reading.

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Within this edition, five new sections have been added: on interpretation, objectivity, gardening, horror and morality and many of the introductions have been updated. The book should appeal to students of art history, literature, and cultural studies as well as philosophy.

Synopsis:

Arguing about Art, 2nd Edition is an expanded and revised new edition of this highly acclaimed anthology. This lively collection presents twenty-seven readings in a clear and accessible format discussing the major themes and arguments in aesthetics. Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley's introductions provide a balanced account of each topic and highlight the important questions that are raised in the readings. The new sections of the book are: The Art of Food; Rock Music and Culture; Enjoying Horror; Art and Morality; and Public Art, In addition, many of the introductions have been updated and each section includes suggestions for further reading.

Synopsis:

This acclaimed and accessible anthology is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy. Neill and Ridley introduce a wide range of discussions including sentimentality, feminism and aesthetics, appreciation, understanding and nature. Each chapter is accompanied by a clear introduction and suggestions for further reading.

This new edition has been fully revised and updated. It includes five new sections on the art of food, rock music and culture, enjoying horror, art and morality and public art.

Arguing about Art will appeal to students of art history, literature, and cultural studies as well as philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415237390
Subtitle:
Contemporary Philosophical Debates
Author:
Neill, Alex
Author:
Ridley, Aaron
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Aesthetics, modern
Subject:
Criticism - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
643
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.60x6.88x1.46 in. 1.95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Within this edition, five new sections have been added: on interpretation, objectivity, gardening, horror and morality and many of the introductions have been updated. The book should appeal to students of art history, literature, and cultural studies as well as philosophy.
"Synopsis" by , Arguing about Art, 2nd Edition is an expanded and revised new edition of this highly acclaimed anthology. This lively collection presents twenty-seven readings in a clear and accessible format discussing the major themes and arguments in aesthetics. Alex Neill and Aaron Ridley's introductions provide a balanced account of each topic and highlight the important questions that are raised in the readings. The new sections of the book are: The Art of Food; Rock Music and Culture; Enjoying Horror; Art and Morality; and Public Art, In addition, many of the introductions have been updated and each section includes suggestions for further reading.
"Synopsis" by , This acclaimed and accessible anthology is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy. Neill and Ridley introduce a wide range of discussions including sentimentality, feminism and aesthetics, appreciation, understanding and nature. Each chapter is accompanied by a clear introduction and suggestions for further reading.

This new edition has been fully revised and updated. It includes five new sections on the art of food, rock music and culture, enjoying horror, art and morality and public art.

Arguing about Art will appeal to students of art history, literature, and cultural studies as well as philosophy.

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