Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology

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Aesthetics: A Comprehensive Anthology Title
Unknown Authors
9781405154352 ISBN-13
1405154357 ISBN-10
English Language
Blackwell Publishing Publisher
6.75 x 1.59 x 9.75 inches Dimensions
From Plato's Ion to works by contemporary philosophers, thisanthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development ofphilosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume isthe most comprehensive collection of readings on aesthetics and thephilosophy of art currently available.

  • Brings together the most significant writings in aesthetics andphilosophy of art from the past 2500 years
  • Each section includes a useful introductory essay whichprovides an overview of developments in the field
  • Broken down into three sections: Historical Sources, ModernTheories, and Contemporary Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art
  • Thorough, systematic, and flexible, including two alternativetables of contents (historical and topical); an ideal textbook andguide to the field