Those who think they know George Dickie's views should be sure to read this book. They are in for some interesting surprises. Of course, those unfamiliar with Dickie's views will also learn a lot. --Anita Silvers, San Francisco State UniversityIn this book George Dickie presents a theory about how to judge a work of art--as opposed to a theory that explains why a particular work is defined as art. Focusing mainly on the writings of Monroe Beardsley and critically examining the views of seven other philosophers and art ...

Evaluating Art 1989, Temple University Press

ISBN-13: 9780877226833

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Evaluating Art 1988, Temple University Press

ISBN-13: 9780877225973