Clarendon Press (2005)

Dominic McIver Lopes
University of British Columbia
Images have power - for good or ill. They may challenge us to see things anew and, in widening our experience, profoundly change who we are. The change can be ugly, as with propaganda, or enriching, as with many works of art. Sight and Sensibility explores the impact of images on what we know, how we see, and the moral assessments we make. Dominic Lopes shows how these are part of, not separate from, the aesthetic appeal of images. His book will be essential reading for anyone working in aesthetics and art theory, and for all those intrigued by the power of images to affect our lives. '...tightly focused and carefully argued... an exceptionally interesting contribution to the philosophy of art: it contains subtle, concise, and convincing discussions of a number of difficult concepts and contentious doctrines... lucid and meticulous'
Keywords Judgment (Aesthetics  Pictures
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Call number BH301.J8.L67 2005
ISBN(s) 9780199230440   9780199277346   0199230447
DOI 10.1111/j.1540-594x.2006.00226_1.x
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