Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art

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Why do people read novels, go to the theater, or listen to beautiful music? Do we seek out aesthetic experiences simply because we enjoy them--or is there another, deeper, reason we spend our leisure time viewing or experiencing works of art? Aesthetics, the first short introduction to the contemporary philosophy of aesthetics, examines not just the nature of the aesthetic experience, but the definition of art, and its moral and intrinsic value in our lives. Anne Sheppard divides her work into two parts: In the first, she ...

Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192891648

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Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192191809

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