By Owen Hulatt

ISBN-10: 1441196528

ISBN-13: 9781441196521

ISBN-10: 1474222935

ISBN-13: 9781474222938

even if artwork will be thoroughly self sustaining has been time and again challenged within the glossy heritage of aesthetics. during this selection of specially-commissioned chapters, a workforce of specialists talk about the level to which paintings will be defined simply when it comes to aesthetic different types.

masking examples from Philosophy, tune and paintings historical past and drawing on continental and analytic assets, this quantity clarifies the connection among works of art and extra-aesthetic concerns, together with historical, cultural or fiscal components. It offers a finished assessment of the question
of aesthetic autonomy, exploring its relevance to either philosophy and the comprehension of particular works of art themselves. by means of heavily interpreting how the construction of works of art, and our decisions of those works of art, relate to society and heritage, Aesthetic and creative Autonomy offers an insightful and sustained dialogue of an immense query in aesthetic philosophy.

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