Pennsylvania State University Press (1995)

Peg Brand Weiser
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
Carolyn Korsmeyer
State University of New York, Buffalo
Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics takes a fresh look at the history of aesthetics and at current debates within the philosophy of art by exploring the ways in which gender informs notions of art and creativity, evaluation and interpretation, and concepts of aesthetic value. Multiple intellectual traditions have formed this field, and the discussions herein range from consideration of eighteenth century legacies of ideas about taste, beauty, and sublimity to debates about the relevance of postmodern analyses for feminist aesthetics. Forward by Arthur C. Danto, 20 authors include Paul Mattick, Jr., Caroline Korsmeyer, Timothy Gould, Christine Battersby, Mary Devereaux, bell hooks, REnee Lorraine, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Elizabeth Ann Dobie, Adrian Piper, Anita Silvers, Susan Feagin, Mary D. Garrard, Ellen Handler Spitz, Noel Carroll, Joanne Waugh, Joseph Margolis, Rita Felski, and Hilde Hein, as well as Peg Brand's essay, "Revising the Aesthetic-Nonaesthetic Distinction: The Aesthetic Value of Activist Art."
Keywords Aesthetics  Feminist Theory  Feminism and the Arts
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy this book Find it on
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

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

The Artworld.Arthur Danto - 1964 - Journal of Philosophy 61 (19):571-584.
The artworld.Arthur Danto - 2012 - Problemos 82:184-193.
The Role of Theory in Aesthetics.Morris Weitz - 1956 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 15 (1):27-35.
Critical Communication.Arnold Isenberg - 1949 - Philosophical Review 58 (4):330-344.

View all 10 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics "Introduction".Carolyn Korsmeyer (ed.) - 1995 - Pennsylvania State University Press.
Feminism and Aesthetics.Peg Brand - 2007 - In Linda Alcoff & Eva Feder Kittay (eds.), The Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy. Blackwell.
Aesthetics in Feminist Perspective.Hilde Hein & Carolyn Korsmeyer (eds.) - 1993 - Indiana University Press.
Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics.Peggy Zeglin Brand - 1996 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 54 (4):404-405.
A Holistically Deweyan Feminism.Jane Duran - 2001 - Metaphilosophy 32 (3):279-292.
Feminist Aesthetics.Gisela Ecker & Harriet Anderson - 1988 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 46 (4):531-531.


Added to PP index

Total views
626 ( #11,607 of 2,463,160 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
130 ( #4,689 of 2,463,160 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes