Jerrold Levinson's Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art PDF

By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, essentially the most well-known philosophers of paintings at the present time, provides a brand new choice of essays, following on from his 4 prior collections, tune, artwork and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical issues (2015).

Aesthetic ambitions in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical matters, via gathering contemporary essays now not interested in song, yet in its place targeting literature, movie, and visible paintings, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic targets, that are wide-ranging, will charm strongly to aestheticians, artwork fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity comprises seven formerly unpublished essays by means of Levinson, during which the writer seriously engages with extraordinary modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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