Cornell University Press (2005)

Patrick Maynard
University of Western Ontario
First and still only philosophy treatise on drawing, explaining the bases of meaning in all kinds of drawings, including technical and informational, design, child, and art drawings--depictive and nondepictive, East and West--engaging cognitive and developmental psychology, philosophy, art history and criticism. Ca 290 double-columned pp., 92 illus. Reviews include: Philosophy--David Hills, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65, no. 2 (Spring 2007): 235-237. Aesthetics--Michael Podro, British Journal of Aesthetics 48, no. 3 (July 2008): 346-347. Art history--Svetlana Alpers, Phi Bet Kappa Society Key Reporter (Summer 2006): 14 General--Amy Ione, Leonardo On-line Reviews:
Keywords drawing, depiction, artifacts, representation, Gombrich
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ISBN(s) 0801472806   9780801472800  
DOI 10.1111/j.1540-594X.2007.00253_1.x
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