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The Society for the Arts of Corporation: An invitation

  • Henry S Turner
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Abstract

This essay explains the thinking behind ‘The Society for the Arts of Corporation,’ a non-profit organization for scholars and members of the general public that encourages research into public art pertaining to the nature of corporations as group persons and models of political life. The essay takes up the problem of ‘art’ and of ‘generalization’ as procedures for thinking and working with ideas, arguments and materials of all kinds, comparing these to classical discussions of ars and techne and to the work of Sidney, Bacon and Shakespeare.

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  4. Turner, H.S. 2016 (forthcoming). The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516–1651. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry S Turner
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  1. 1.English DepartmentRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

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