Owen Hulatt's Aesthetic and Artistic Autonomy (Bloomsbury Studies in PDF

By Owen Hulatt

no matter if artwork will be completely independent has been again and again challenged within the smooth background of aesthetics. during this number of specially-commissioned chapters, a workforce of specialists speak about the level to which paintings may be defined in simple terms when it comes to aesthetic different types.

protecting examples from Philosophy, song and artwork heritage and drawing on continental and analytic resources, this quantity clarifies the connection among works of art and extra-aesthetic concerns, together with ancient, cultural or financial elements. It provides a entire evaluation of the question
of aesthetic autonomy, exploring its relevance to either philosophy and the comprehension of particular works of art themselves. via heavily analyzing how the production of artistic endeavors, and our decisions of those artistic endeavors, relate to society and background, Aesthetic and inventive Autonomy offers an insightful and sustained dialogue of an important query in aesthetic philosophy.

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