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What defines a work of art and determines the way in which we respond to it? This classic Art and Its Objects. Front Cover · Richard Wollheim. Cambridge. Similar books and articles. Art and Its Objects. An Introduction to Aesthetics, By Richard Wollheim. Harper & Row, New York, Evanstown, London, Pp. 2 Apr There is perhaps no better guide to the dauntingly complex issues involved in these questions than Richard Wollheim’s Art and Its Objects.

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Request removal from index. It is no surprise, then, that theartistinsearchof rapid acceptance uses paint, will quite happily create graffiti art or neo- post- or pre-modernistic painting, and will make sure the product comes in two sizes: Yet traditionally the aim of aesthetics has been to undertake an abstraction from the properties of particular works of art, and of different forms of art, with precisely woloheim hope of isolating just those general features which are supposed to characterise or define the nature of art itself.

On Artifacts and Works of Art. European Journal of Philosophy, Vol. Science Logic and Mathematics. Amie Thomasson – unknown. Contents Art and its objects. Actions for selected content:.

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London Review of Books. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. It does not exhaust the topics, but it brings together a collection of materials that should be helpfulto manyteachersof thephilosophy of art and mayeven be of someinterest to working artists.

Art and its Objects

Wollheim argues that there is nothing in these objections that forces us to conclude that no works of art can be physical objects. Art and Its Objects Cambridge paperbacks: The book is concluded with an Appendix, whichincludesselectionsfrom major current works by George Dickie and Monroe Beardsley, and somewhat older,but important, offeringsby Schiller, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, etc. Paul Noordhof – – Mind and Language 23 3: Selected pages Title Page. The Will onjects Make-Believe: First published over twelve years ago, this concise, elegant and wide-ranging book has established itself as an indispensable text for undergraduate courses in aesthetics.


Tothis reader, at least, Danto is not always easy to understand, and this section ends with a helpful discussion in which Danto responds to questions posed by Esther Robison. Art and Its Objects. View freely available titles: Fichard elements essay evaluation example expressive fact Gombrich I. Common terms and phrases aesthetic attitude aesthetic object theory aesthetic value analogy answer appropriate argued argument Arthur Danto artifact artist artworld assertion belief character characteristic cognitive coloured concept of art consider creative process criticism distinction E.

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But likewise he is careful to stress that there is nothing that forces us the other way, making us identify even some works of art with physical objects. Two Iconic Works as Their Surrogates. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Philosophical aesthetics and cognitive science. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. In the text of Art and Its Objects Wollheim considers several objections that might be raised to making a complete identification between an individual work of art and a physical object.

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Art and Its Objects. Presented in a fresh series livery for the twenty-first century, with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Eldridge, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry, Art and its Objects continues to be a perceptive and engaging introduction to the questions and philosophical issues raised by works of art and the part they play in our culture and society.

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In other words, socialist regimentation may producegreat athletes;it doesnot produce great artists. Expressive Perception as Projective Imagining. Get access Buy the print book.

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