The Philosophy of Art: An Introduction (Paperback)Theodore Gracyk (author)
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All chapters have a strong focus on current debates in thefield, yet historical figures are not neglected. Major currenttheories are set beside key ideas from Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Marx, and Hegel. Chapters conclude with advice on further readings, and there are recommendations of films that will serve as a basisfor further reflection and discussion. Key ideas are immediatelyaccompanied by exercises that will test students' reactions andunderstanding. Many chapters call attention to ideology, prejudices, and common clich s that interfere with clearthinking.
Beautifully written and thoroughly comprehensive, ThePhilosophy of Art is the ideal resource for anyone who wants toexplore recent developments in philosophical thinking about thearts. It is also provides the perfect starting point for anyone whowants to reflect on, and challenge, their own assumptions about thenature and value of art.
Publisher: Polity Press
Number of pages: 284
Weight: 428 g
Dimensions: 245 x 170 x 16 mm
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