The irreducible historicality of the concept of art

British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (4):367-379 (2002)
In this short paper I begin by underlining the sense in which my intentional-historical theory of art, first proposed in 1979, attributes to art a certain irreducible historicality. I next defend the theory, in broad outline, against a number of objections that have been raised against it in the past ten years. I conclude with some remarks on the similarities and differences between ordinary artefact concepts and the concept of an artwork.
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DOI 10.1093/bjaesthetics/42.4.367
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