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A Philosophical Account of the Nature of Art Appreciation

Daniel Shaw
Format
Book
Published
Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen Press, c2000.
Language
English
Series
Studies in the History of Philosophy
Studies in the History of Philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.)
ISBN
0773474951
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Aesthetic Experience, Art Appreciation and the Aesthetic Attitude 9
  • I Hospers' Account of the Aesthetic Attitude 9
  • II Critique of Hospers' Account 16
  • III Dickie's Attack on the 'Myth' of the Aesthetic Attitude 22
  • IV Paying Attention to a Work of Art 29
  • V Conditions Necessary for Being, in the Fullest Sense, a Work of Art 33
  • VI Appendix: More About Simplicity and Complexity in Works of Art 54
  • Chapter 2 Artist's Intention 67
  • I Relevance of Intention to Interpretation and Appreciation 67
  • II Artist's Intention and the Scope for Interpretive Innovation 82
  • III A Further Argument for the Intention-Requirement 91
  • IV Summary of the First Two Chapters 93
  • Chapter 3 Two Views About Truth in the Arts 99
  • I Hospers' and Daiches' Versions of Aristotle 99
  • II Literature and Moral Knowledge 119
  • III Cognitive Content of Absolute Music 122
  • IV Graham's Version of Aesthetic Cognitivism 125
  • V Conclusion: Truth and the Essence of Art 131.
Description
xix, 147 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [139]-142) and indexes.
Series Statement
Studies in the history of philosophy ; v. 60
Studies in the history of philosophy (Lewiston, N.Y.) ; v. 60
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