Aesthetics—what? Why? And wherefore?

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (2):147–161 (2007)
Abstract
It is a very great honor to address my friends and colleagues as president of the American Society for Aesthetics, an organization that plays a unique role in a field that is, at once, a major traditional branch of philosophy and also central to disciplines often regarded as remote from philosophy, as well as depending crucially on their contributions
Keywords aesthetics  meta philosophy  theory construction  linguist analysis
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DOI 10.1111/j.1540-594X.2007.00246.x
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