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Aesthetic and Artistic Autonomy (Bloomsbury Studies in by Owen Hulatt

By Owen Hulatt

even if artwork might be entirely self reliant has been time and again challenged within the glossy background of aesthetics. during this choice of specially-commissioned chapters, a crew of specialists talk about the level to which paintings will be defined simply by way of aesthetic different types.

protecting examples from Philosophy, tune and paintings heritage and drawing on continental and analytic assets, this quantity clarifies the connection among works of art and extra-aesthetic issues, together with old, cultural or monetary elements. It offers a entire review of the question
of aesthetic autonomy, exploring its relevance to either philosophy and the comprehension of particular artistic endeavors themselves. by means of heavily interpreting how the production of works of art, and our decisions of those artistic endeavors, relate to society and background, Aesthetic and creative Autonomy presents an insightful and sustained dialogue of an immense query in aesthetic philosophy.

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