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Cooper, David E.

Aesthetics: The Classic Readings

Cooper, David E. - Aesthetics: The Classic Readings, ebook

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The newly expanded and revised edition of Cooper’s popular anthology featuring classic writings on aesthetics, both historical and contemporary

The second edition of this bestselling anthology collects essays of canonical significance in aesthetics and the philosophy of art, featuring a wide range of topics from the nature of beauty and the criteria for aesthetic judgement to the value of art and the appreciation of nature.

  • Includes texts by classical philosophers like Plato and Kant alongside essays from art critics like Clive Bell, with new readings from Leonardo da Vinci, Oscar Wilde, Walter Pater, Ronald W. Hepburn, and Arthur C. Danto among others
  • Intersperses philosophical scholarship with diverse contributions from artists, poets, novelists, and critics
  • Broadens the scope of aesthetics beyond the Western tradition, including important texts by Asian philosophers from Mo Tzu to Tanizaki
  • Includes a fully-updated introduction to the discipline written by the editor, as well as prefaces to each text and chapter-specific lists of further reading

Keywords:

Art criticism; philosophy; philosophical aesthetics; Plato; the Republic; Aristotle; Poetics, Mo Tzu; Hsun Tzu; Plotinus; Leonardo da Vinci; Leon Battista Alberti; Hume, Shih-t’ao; Kant, Schiller; Hegel; Schopenhauer; Walter Pater; Oscar Wilde; Tolstoy; Clive Bell; Coomaraswamy; Tanizaki; John Dewey; Heidegger; R.G. Collingwood; Ronald Hepburn; Arthur Danto; art and philosophy; art and aesthetics; continental philosophy; philosophy of art

, Philosophy of Art, Art History & Theory, Philosophy of Art, Art History & Theory
Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2019
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
Philosophy: The Classic Readings
Page amount
368 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119116820
Printed ISBN
9781119116806

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