The Creation of Art: New Essays in Philosophical Aesthetics

Cambridge University Press (2003)
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Although creativity, from Plato onwards, has been recognized as a topic in philosophy, it has been overshadowed by investigations of the meanings and values of works of art. In this new collection of essays a distinguished roster of philosophers of art redress this trend. The subjects discussed include the nature of creativity and the process of artistic creation; the role that creative making should play in our understanding and evaluation of art; relations between concepts of creation and creativity; and ideas of tradition, metaphor, genius, imagination and genre. This is an important collection that will be eagerly sought by philosophers of art as well as theorists in art history, cinema studies and literary criticism.
Keywords Art Philosophy  Creation (Literary, artistic, etc  Aesthetics
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Call number N71.C754 2003
ISBN(s) 0521812348   9780521812344
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