A Critique of Modern Aesthetics
|Series title:||Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $122.00|
| Book Description: |
Gadamer's writing on art is typically seen as supporting his philosophical theory of truth. Drawing together a coherent theory of the work of art from the corpus of Gadamer's writings, this is the first full-length examination of Gadamer's theory of the work of art in its own right.
Close readings of Gadamer's treatment of aesthetics in Truth and Method, as well as his many essays and lectures on art, highlight an approach to art that is not ancillary to historical,...