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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art

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Richard Eldridge's compact survey of philosophical theories of the nature and significance of art draws on materials from classical and contemporary philosophy as well as literary theory and art criticism. Eldridge explores the representational, expressive, and formal dimensions of art, and argues that works of art present their subject matter as creations of enduring cogn ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published October 13th 2003 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Nov 01, 2013 Leah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I was hoping for an all encompasing presentation of the various philosophical ideas surrounding art. Instead, what you mostly get is Eldridge never missing an opportunity to present what he deems the "correct" theories. Disappointing.
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