Theories of Art Today by Carroll, NoelTheories of Art Today by Carroll, Noel

Theories of Art Today

EditorCarroll, Noel

Paperback | February 7, 2000

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What is art? The contributors to Theories of Art Today  address the assertion that the term “art” no longer holds meaning. They explore a variety of issues including: aesthetic and institutional theories of art, feminist perspectives on the philosophy of art, the question of whether art is a cluster concept, and the relevance of tribal art to philosophical aesthetics. Contributors to this book include such distinguished philosophers and historians as Arthur Danto, Joseph Margolis, and George Dickie.

Noël Carroll is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities at Temple University and Past-President of the American Society for Aesthetics. He is the author of Philosophy of Mass Art, Interpreting the Moving Image, Theorizing the Moving Image, and Philosophy of Art: A Contemporary Introduction. He is co-editor (with David Bordwell) of...
Title:Theories of Art TodayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:February 7, 2000Publisher:University of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299163547

ISBN - 13:9780299163549

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“Carroll is our foremost interpreter of how philosophical aesthetics has developed, and his way of laying out the story is always illuminating.”—Anita Silvers, San Francisco State University