Aesthetics : a critical anthology / George Dickie, Richard Sclafani, Ronald Roblin, editors
- Traditional theories of art and contemporary critiques of these theories. Poetic inspiration : the Ion / Plato ; The quarrel between philosophy and poetry : from the Republic, book X / Plato ; The nature of poetic imitation : from the Poetics / Aristotle ; Plato and Aristotle on the arts : from Prelude to Aesthetics / Eva Schaper ; Art as the communication of feeling : from What is art? / Leo Tolstoy ; Tolstoy evaluated : Tolstoy's theory of art / Stanley Bates ; Art as significant form : from Art / Clive Bell ; Clive Bell's aesthetic hypothesis / Noël Carroll ; Art as the expression of emotion : from The principles of art / R.G. Collingwood ; Art and expression : a critique : from The concept of expression / Alan Tormey -- Contemporary theories of art and contemporary critiques of these theories. Family resemblances and generalization concerning the arts / Maurice Mandelbaum ; Art as an open concept : from The opening mind / Morris Weitz ; Reflections on aesthetic theory / Benjamin R. Tilghman ; The artistic enfranchisement of real objects : the artworld / Arthur Danto ; Once upon a time in the artworld / Anita Silvers ; The new institutional theory of art / George Dickie ; The end of an institutional definition of art / Robert Stecker ; Reply to Stecker / George Dickie -- Traditional theories of the aesthetic and contemporary discussions of these theories. An initial theory of taste : from An inquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue / Francis Hutcheson ; Of the standard of taste : from Four dissertations / David Hume ; Recent scholarship and the British tradition : a logic of taste--the first fifty years / Peter Kivy ; Hume and the paradox of taste / Mary Mothersill ; A theory of aesthetic judgment : from the Critique of judgment / Immanuel Kant ; Introduction to Kant's aesthetics : from Essays in Kant's aesthetics -- Contemporary theories of the aesthetic and contemporary critiques of these theories. "Psychical distance" as a factor in art and as an aesthetic principle / Edward Bullough ; The aesthetic attitude : from Aesthetics and philosophy of art criticism / Jerome Stolnitz ; All aesthetic attitude theories fail : the myth of the aesthetic attitude / George Dickie ; Aesthetic concepts / Frank N. Sibley ; A critique of Sibley's position : aesthetics/non-aesthetics and the concept of taste ; Categories of art / Kendall L. Walton -- Theories of the individual arts. The philosophy of literature / Monroe C. Beardsley ; The intentional fallacy / William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Monroe C. Beardsley ; Personal qualities and the intentional fallacy / Colin Lyas ; Style and personality in the literary work / Jenefer M. Robinson ; Appollinian and Dionysian art : from The birth of tragedy / Friedrich Nietzsche ; Attempt at a self-criticism (1886) / Friedrich Nietzsche ; Nietzsche on art in The birth of tragedy / Richard Schacht ; Truth and the stereotype : from Art and illusion / E.H. Gombrich ; Reflections on Art and illusion / Richard Wollheim ; How buildings mean / Nelson Goodman ; Sights and sounds : from The world viewed / Stanley Cavell ; Movies viewed : Cavell on medium and motion pictures / Stanley Bates ; Aesthetics of film, or a funny thing happened on the way to the movies / Alexander Sesonske ; A musical theory of sound and motion : from On the musically beautiful / Eduard Hanslick ; Expressiveness in music : from The composer's voice / Edward T. Cone ; Varieties of musical expressionism / Renée Cox ; Why philosophy neglects the dance / Francis Sparshott ; What is going on in a dance? / Monroe C. Beardsley ; Working and dancing : a response to Monroe Beardsley's "What is going on in a dance?" / Noël Carroll and Sally Banes.
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 651-666).
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