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Thinking Through Art

Aesthetic Agency and Global Modernity

Thinking Through Art( )
Editor: O'Hara, Daniel T.
Author: Singer, Alan
Publication Date:Mar 1998
Publisher:Duke University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

In the eighteenth century the category of the aesthetic sought to bridge the gap between the prevalent dualities of Cartesian thought: art and science, history and science, prejudice and truth. This special issue of boundary 2 addresses current debates about the status of art in the context of global modernity. The range of arguments represented here cover a broad historical scope--from Cartesianism to present-day global modernity--of cultural discourse on the aesthetic to...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Criticism & Theory
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds

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