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The Art Question

Warburton, Nigel (2002). The Art Question. London, UK: Routledge.

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This is a philosophical investigation of the question 'what is art?' including discussion of Clive Bell's formalism, Collingwood's expression theory, neo-Wittgensteinian accounts of art, and George Dickie's Institutional Theory of art and its descendants. Although partly expository, this book includes original arguments - Jerrold Levinson, for example has described it as including a 'substantial critique' of his Intentional-Historical theory of art.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 0-415-17489-9, 978-0-415-17489-3
Keywords: definition of art; philosophy of art; philosophy; art; what is art?; art theory.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 5964
Depositing User: Nigel Warburton
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:56
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