Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological Aesthetics by Nikolaos GkogkasNelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological Aesthetics by Nikolaos Gkogkas

Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological Aesthetics

byNikolaos Gkogkas

Hardcover | July 31, 2008

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Based on Nelson Goodman's conception of language and of pragmatically inherited meaning, this book looks at the arts as systems of particular symbols. The author offers an approach to kalology as a metaphysical implication of symbological functioning.
T. J. DIFFEY is Emeritus Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sussex, UK. He has taught on aesthetics, ethics, utopias and dystopias, art and society. He was editor of the British Journal of Aesthetics , and he has served as a member of the editorial boards of various scholarly journals.
Title:Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological AestheticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:163 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.44 inPublished:July 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023057355X

ISBN - 13:9780230573550


Table of Contents

Foreword: T.J.Diffey Acknowledgements Nelson Goodman Book Abbreviations Questions in Aesthetics: Symbols and their Systems, Linguistic and Non-linguistic Languages, The Extension of Meaning, Art and the Codification of Meaning, Practice and Tradition in Art, Aesthetic Cognition Aesthetics and Understanding: Logic and the Flexibility of Truth, Worlds as Constructions, The Rightness of Aesthetic Worlds Aesthetics and Kalology: Metaphysics and the Universality of the Aesthetic, Kalology and Meaning, Kalological Aesthetics as a Fundamental Philosophical Discipline Notes Nelson Goodman Works List Nelson Goodman Reprints List References Index