Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Oxford University Press (2007)
Introduction : normative aesthetics and artistic value -- Culture and artistic value -- Cultural exclusion and the definition of art -- Defining art, defending the canon, contesting culture -- The aesthetic and the artistic -- From beauty to art : developing Kant's aesthetics -- The scope and value of the artistic image -- Distinctive modes of imaging -- Twofoldness : pictorial art and the imagination -- Between language and perception : literary metaphor -- Musical meaning and value -- Eternalizing the moment : artistic projections of time -- Conclusion : the status and future of art.
Keywords Aesthetics  Art Philosophy
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Call number BH39.C76 2007
ISBN(s) 0199210683   9780199210688  
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