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  1. Beyond Aesthetics: Philosophical Essays.Noël Carroll - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    Beyond Aesthetics brings together philosophical essays addressing art and related issues by one of the foremost philosophers of art at work today. Countering conventional aesthetic theories - those maintaining that authorial intention, art history, morality and emotional responses are irrelevant to the experience of art - Noël Carroll argues for a more pluralistic and commonsensical view in which all of these factors can play a legitimate role in our encounter with art works. Throughout, the book combines philosophical theorizing with illustrative (...)
     
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  2. Moderate Moralism.Noël Carroll - 1996 - British Journal of Aesthetics 36 (3):223-238.
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  3. The Wheel of Virtue: Art, Literature, and Moral Knowledge.Noel Carroll - 2002 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 60 (1):3–26.
    In this essay, then, I would like to address what I believe are the most compelling epistemic arguments against the notion that literature (and art more broadly) can function as an instrument of education and a source of knowledge.
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  4. Art and Ethical Criticism: An Overview of Recent Directions of Research.Noël Carroll - 2000 - Ethics 110 (2):350-387.
  5. Philosophy of Art: A Contemporary Introduction.Noël Carroll - 1999 - Routledge.
    _Philosophy of Art_ is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics. It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art, neo-Wittgensteinism, the Institutional Theory of Art. as well as historical approaches to the nature of art. Throughout, abstract philosophical theories are illustrated by examples of both traditional and contemporary art including frequent reference to the avant-garde in this way enriching (...)
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    Mimesis as Make-Believe: On the Foundations of the Representational Arts.Noel Carroll - 1995 - Philosophical Quarterly 45 (178):93-99.
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  7. The Philosophy of Horror: Or, Paradoxes of the Heart.Noel Carroll - 1990 - Routledge.
    Noel Carroll, film scholar and philosopher, offers the first serious look at the aesthetics of horror. In this book he discusses the nature and narrative structures of the genre, dealing with horror as a "transmedia" phenomenon. A fan and serious student of the horror genre, Carroll brings to bear his comprehensive knowledge of obscure and forgotten works, as well as of the horror masterpieces. Working from a philosophical perspective, he tries to account for how people can find pleasure in having (...)
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  8. Ethics and Comic Amusement.Noël Carroll - 2014 - British Journal of Aesthetics 54 (2):241-253.
    This article explores several views on the relation of humour, especially tendentious humour, to morality, including comic amoralism, comic ethicism, comic immoralism, and moderate comic moralism. The essay concludes by defending moderate comic moralism.
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  9. A Philosophy of Mass Art.Noel Carroll - 1997 - Clarendon Press.
    Few today can escape exposure to mass art. Nevertheless, despite the fact that mass art provides the primary source of aesthetic experience for the majority of people, mass art is a topic that has been neglected by analytic philosophers of art. The Philosophy of Mass Art addresses that lacuna. It shows why philosophers have previously resisted and/or misunderstood mass art and it develops new frameworks for understanding mass art in relation to the emotions, morality, and ideology.
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    On Criticism.Noel Carroll - 2008 - Routledge.
    Drawing on his knowledge of the worlds of art, criticism, and philosophy, Noèel Carroll argues that appraisal and evaluation of art are an indispensable part of the conversation of life.
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  11. Art, Narrative, and Moral Understanding.Noël Carroll - 1998 - In Jerrold Levinson (ed.), Aesthetics and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection. Cambridge University Press. pp. 126--60.
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  12. The Philosophy of Horror or Paradoxes of the Heart.Noel Carroll - 1991 - Philosophical Quarterly 41 (165):519.
    Noel Carroll, film scholar and philosopher, offers the first serious look at the aesthetics of horror. In this book he discusses the nature and narrative structures of the genre, dealing with horror as a "transmedia" phenomenon. A fan and serious student of the horror genre, Carroll brings to bear his comprehensive knowledge of obscure and forgotten works, as well as of the horror masterpieces. Working from a philosophical perspective, he tries to account for how people can find pleasure in having (...)
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    Time, Narrative, and History.Noel Carroll & David Carr - 1988 - History and Theory 27 (3):297.
  14. Art, Intention, and Conversation.Noël Carroll - 1992 - In Gary Iseminger (ed.), Intention and Interpretation. Temple University Press. pp. 97--131.
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  15. Narrative Closure.Noël Carroll - 2007 - Philosophical Studies 135 (1):1 - 15.
    In this article, “Narrative Closure,” a theory of the nature of narrative closure is developed. Narrative closure is identified as the phenomenological feeling of finality that is generated when all the questions saliently posed by the narrative are answered. The article also includes a discussion of the intelligibility of attributing questions to narratives as well as a discussion of the mechanisms that achieve this. The article concludes by addressing certain recent criticisms of the view of narrative expounded by this article.
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  16. Humour: A Very Short Introduction.Noël Carroll - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    Humour is a universal feature of human life. In this Very Short Introduction Noel Carroll considers the nature and value of humour, from its leading theories and its relation to emotion and cognition, to ethical questions of its morality and its significance in shaping society.
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  17. Theorizing the Moving Image.Noël Carroll - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    A selection of essays written by one of the leading critics of film over the last two decades, this volume examines theoretical aspects of film and television through penetrating analyses of such genres as soap opera, documentary, comedy, and such topics as 'sight gags', film metaphor, point-of-view editing, and movie music. Throughout, individual films are considered in depth. Carroll's essays, moreover, represent the cognitivist turn in film studies, containing in-depth criticism of existing approaches to film theory, and heralding a new (...)
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    Moderate Moralism.Noël Carroll - 1996 - British Journal of Aesthetics 36 (3):223-238.
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    Pursuits of Happiness: The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage.Noel Carroll - 1982 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 41 (1):103-106.
  20. Historical Narratives and the Philosophy of Art.Noel Carroll - 1993 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 (3):313-326.
  21. Moderate Moralism Versus Moderate Autonomism.Noel Carroll - 1998 - British Journal of Aesthetics 38 (4):419-424.
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  22. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature.Noël Carroll & John Gibson (eds.) - 2015 - Routledge.
    _The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature_ is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy. Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations what is literature? aesthetics & appreciation meaning & interpretation metaphysics & epistemology ethics & political theory _The Companion_ opens with a comprehensive historical overview of the philosophy of literature, including chapters on the study’s ancient origins up to the 18 th -20 th (...)
     
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    On Criticism.Noël Carroll - 2009 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (4):421-423.
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  24. The Philosophy of Motion Pictures.Noël Carroll - 2007 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _Philosophy of Motion Pictures_ is a first-of-its-kind, bottom-up introduction to this bourgeoning field of study. Topics include film as art, medium specificity, defining motion pictures, representation, editing, narrative, emotion and evaluation. Clearly written and supported with a wealth of examples Explores characterizations of key elements of motion pictures –the shot, the sequence, the erotetic narrative, and its modes of affective address.
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  25. Recent Approaches to Aesthetic Experience.Noël Carroll - 2012 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 70 (2):165-177.
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  26. Aesthetic Experience Revisited.Noël Carroll - 2002 - British Journal of Aesthetics 42 (2):145-168.
    In this article I divide theories of aesthetic experience into three sorts: the affectoriented approach, the axiologically oriented approach, and the content-oriented approach. I then go on to defend a version of the content-oriented approach.
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    Truth, Fiction, and Literature: A Philosophical Perspective.Noël Carroll - 1994 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 54 (3):297-300.
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  28. Hume's Standard of Taste.Noel Carroll - 1984 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 43 (2):181-194.
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    Art Appreciation.Noël Carroll - 2016 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 50 (4):1-14.
    There seem to be at least two leading conceptions of art appreciation. The first, and by far the most popular, it seems to me, regards “appreciation” as a synonym for “approbation,” which itself can be a synonym for affection or even love. “To appreciate,” in this sense, is “to cherish.” This is the notion of appreciation that most plain speakers have in mind when they say things such as “I appreciate what you’ve done with your garden.” They mean “I like (...)
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    Literature, the Emotions, and Learning.Noël Carroll - 2020 - Philosophy and Literature 44 (1):1-18.
    The subject of this essay is the way in which literature, by engaging our emotions, contributes to our emotional intelligence. In reading works of literature, we are almost constantly called upon—or mandated—to mobilize our emotions in the process of understanding the text. In this way, the literary text ineludibly guides us through a rehearsal of the pertinent portions of our affective repertoire.For example, we do not fully understand Iago unless we despise him, nor do we understand Dorothea Brooke adequately without (...)
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  31. The Power of Movies.Noël Carroll - 2004 - In Peter Lamarque & Stein Haugom Olsen (eds.), Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: The Analytic Tradition: An Anthology. Blackwell. pp. 21.
     
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  32. Horror and Humor.Noël Carroll - 1999 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57 (2):145-160.
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    The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures.Noël Carroll, Laura T. Di Summa & Shawn Loht (eds.) - 2019 - Springer.
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  34. Art, Practice, and Narrative.Noël Carroll - 1988 - The Monist 71 (2):140-156.
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  35. Defending the Content Approach to Aesthetic Experience.Noël Carroll - 2015 - Metaphilosophy 46 (2):171-188.
    This article defends the content approach to aesthetic experience. It begins by sketching this approach to aesthetic experience. It then rehearses certain recent criticisms of the view by Alan Goldman and attempts to rebut them. One of those criticisms raises a long-standing concern about the author's account that has recently been called the “qua” problem. The article concludes by putting this issue to rest.
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  36. Interpretation, History and Narrative.Noël Carroll - 1990 - The Monist 73 (2):134-166.
    At present, one of the most recurrent views in the philosophy of history claims that historical writing is interpretive and that a primary form that this interpretation takes is narration. Furthermore, narration, according to this approach, is thought to possess an inevitably fictional element, viz., a plot, and, in this regard, the work of the narrative historian is said to be more like that of the imaginative writer than has been admitted heretofore. The upshot of this philosophically, moreover, is the (...)
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    Movies, Narration and the Emotions.Noel Carroll - 2019 - In Christina Rawls, Diana Neiva & Steven Gouveia (eds.), Philosophy and Film: Bridging Divides. Routledge. pp. 209-221.
    In “Movies, Narrative and Emotion” there is an attempt to suggest the ways in which a certain form of narrative organization, to which we can call “erotetic narration,” This can be co-ordinated with the emotional address of the motion picture in terms of what can be called “criterial prefocusing.” On this view, the primary way in which the emotions are engaged is character-directed, the protagonist’s goals providing grounds which generate the narrative questions that the movie goes on to answer.
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  38. Art and Mood.Noël Carroll - 2003 - The Monist 86 (4):521-555.
    In recent years, the philosophy of art has profited enormously by applying to the study of art insights derived from the philosophies of mind and language, naturalized epistemology, psychology, evolutionary theory, and cognitive science. A case in point: the discussion of the nature of picturing and pictorial perception has obviously benefited from the influence of perceptual psychology and cognitive studies. Likewise, the theorization of art in relation to the emotions has also exploited contemporary advances in adjacent areas of inquiry.
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  39. On Jokes.Noël Carroll - 1991 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 16 (1):280-301.
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  40. Minerva's Night Out: Philosophy, Pop Culture, and Moving Pictures.Noël Carroll - 2013 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _Minerva’s Night Out_ presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist Noël Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture Authored by one of the best known philosophers dealing with film and popular culture Written in an accessible manner to appeal to students and scholars Coverage ranges from the philosophy of Halloween (...)
     
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  41. Art in Three Dimensions.Noël Carroll - 2010 - Oxford University Press.
    Art in Three Dimensions is a collection of essays by one of the most eminent figures in philosophy of art.
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    Theories of Art Today.Noel Carroll (ed.) - 2000 - University of Wisconsin Press.
    What is art? The philosophers and historians contributing to this volume address the assertion that the term "art" no longer holds meaning.
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    Interpretation and Intention: The Debate Between Hypothetical and Actual Intentionalism.Noël Carroll - 2000 - Metaphilosophy 31 (1‐2):75-95.
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  44. Architecture and Ethics: Autonomy, Architecture, Art.Noël Carroll - 2015 - Architecture Philosophy 1 (2):139-156.
     
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  45. 10. Charles W. Mills, Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race Charles W. Mills, Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race (Pp. 432-434). [REVIEW]Hugh LaFollette, Elijah Millgram, David McCabe, Richard J. Arneson & Noël Carroll - 2000 - Ethics 110 (2).
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    Rough Heroes: A Response to A.W. Eaton.Noël Carroll - 2013 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71 (4):371-376.
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  47. On Kendall Walton's Mimesis as Make-BelieveMemesis As Make-Believe. [REVIEW]Noel Carroll & Kendall Walton - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (2):383.
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    A Paradox of the Heart: A Response to Alex Neill.Noel Carroll - 1992 - Philosophical Studies 65 (1/2):67 - 74.
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    Art and Interaction.Noel Carroll - 1986 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 45 (1):57-68.
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  50. The Intentional Fallacy: Defending Myself.Noel Carroll - 1997 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 55 (3):305-309.
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