Artworld Metaphysics turns a critical eye upon aspects of the artworld, and articulates some of the problems, principles, and norms implicit in the actual practices of artistic creation, interpretation, evaluation, and commodification. Aesthetic theory is treated as descriptive and explanatory, rather than normative: a theory that relates to artworld realities as a semantic theory relates to the fragments of natural language it seeks to describe. Robert Kraut examines emotional expression, correct interpretation and ...

Artworld Metaphysics 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199587421

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Artworld Metaphysics 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199228126

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