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:||Authored Book|
|Keywords:||definition of art; philosophy of art; philosophy; art; what is art?; art theory.|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > Philosophy|
|Depositing User:||Nigel Warburton|
|Date Deposited:||28 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 19:55|
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