David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Aesthetic Education 44 (3):29-42 (2010)
When writing about art, aestheticians tend to focus on the work of art and on the artist who produces it. When they refer to audiences, they typically speak only of the effect that the artwork has on its audience. Aestheticians pay little, if any, attention to the important active role that an audience plays in the workings of a healthy art world. My goal in this essay is to do something to end the neglect of the audience. I will focus on the role of the informed or, as I will call it, educated audience. I begin by subjecting the concept of an audience to some old-fashioned conceptual analysis. Once we are clearer about what an audience is and, in particular, what an educated audience is, we can begin to determine ..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Aaron Smuts (2010). The Ghost is the Thing: Can Fiction Reveal Audience Belief? Midwest Studies in Philosophy 34 (1):219-239.
Carol L. Rogers (2000). Making the Audience a Key Participant in the Science Communication Process. Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (4):553-557.
Julie E. Maybee (2011). Audience Matters: Teaching Issues of Race and Racism for a Predominantly Minority Student Body. Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (8):853-873.
Stein Haugom Olsen (2009). Criticism of Literature and Criticism of Culture. Ratio 22 (4):439-463.
Reed Winegar (2011). Good Sense, Art, and Morality in Hume's ''Of the Standard of Taste''. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 9 (1):17-35.
Nicholas Wolterstorff (1980). Works and Worlds of Art. Oxford University Press.
Hugh M. Culbertson (1989). Should Journalists Follow or Lead Their Audiences?: A Study of Student Beliefs. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 4 (2):193 – 213.
Nick Zangwill (1999). Art and Audience. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57 (3):315-332.
Added to index2010-08-04
Total downloads37 ( #44,495 of 1,096,702 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #162,598 of 1,096,702 )
How can I increase my downloads?