Aesthetic and Artistic Autonomy
|Series title:||Bloomsbury Studies in Philosophy Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic & Professional|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $122.00|
| Book Description: |
Whether art can be wholly autonomous has been repeatedly challenged in the modern history of aesthetics. In this collection of specially-commissioned chapters, a team of experts discuss the extent to which art can be explained purely in terms of aesthetic categories.
Covering examples from Philosophy, Music and Art History and drawing on continental and analytic sources, this volume clarifies the relationship between artworks and extra-aesthetic considerations, including...