The Principles of Art by Robin George CollingwoodThe Principles of Art by Robin George Collingwood

The Principles of Art

byRobin George Collingwood

Paperback | July 1, 1995

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This treatise on aesthetics criticizes various psychological theories of art, offers new theories and interpretations, and draws important inferences concerning the position of art in human society.
The late R.G. Collingwood was Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at Oxford University.
Title:The Principles of ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 5.31 × 7.91 × 0.91 inPublished:July 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195002091

ISBN - 13:9780195002096

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"Without being pedantic, Collingwood is factual and precise; both his structure and facade are built up of thousands of details, and the whole forms an integrity, a synthesis, the product of an ordered mind which puts everything in its place."--John Cournos, The New York Times