Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological Aesthetics by T. J. Diffey

Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological Aesthetics

Foreword byT. J. Diffey

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.

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NIKOLAOS GKOGKAS has been teaching philosophy at UK Universities since 2004. His academic background includes studies in philosophy, classics, history, pedagogy, and psychology at the Universities of Ioannina, Greece and of Liverpool, UK. He has received research sponsorships by European and Greek funding bodies, and he is a member of...
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Title:Nelson Goodman And The Case For A Kalological AestheticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:July 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023057355X

ISBN - 13:9780230573550

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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