2009

Thinking Art

An Introduction to Philosophy of Art

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5637-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-5638-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. The Nature of Art: Classical Answers to the Question “What Is Art?”

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      Pages 1-12

      Introduction: What Is Philosophy of Art?

  3. The Nature of Art: Classical Answers to the Question “What Is Art?”

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      Pages 15-35

      The Imitation Theory

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      Pages 37-60

      Expression Theories

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      Pages 61-86

      Formalism

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      Pages 87-109

      Art as a Synthesis of Form and Expression

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      Pages 111-135

      Aesthetic Judgment: The Legacy of Kant

  4. Art in a Historical and Social Perspective

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      Pages 139-165

      ‘The End of Art’: The Contemporary Interest in Hegel

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      Pages 167-193

      Art and Society: A Neomarxist Perspective

  5. The Language of Art: From Phenomenology to Poststructuralism

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      Pages 197-228

      The Phenomenological Perspective

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      Pages 229-247

      The Modern Version of Formalism: The Semiotic Point of View

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      Pages 249-293

      The Post-structuralist Perspective

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      Pages 295-299

      Epilogue

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 301-310