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Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art by Jerrold Levinson

By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, some of the most sought after philosophers of artwork this day, offers a brand new selection of essays, following on from his 4 prior collections, tune, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical matters (2015).

Aesthetic goals particularly enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, by way of amassing fresh essays no longer keen on tune, yet in its place targeting literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, good looks, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic ambitions, that are wide-ranging, will charm strongly to aestheticians, paintings fanatics, and philosophers alike.

The quantity comprises seven formerly unpublished essays via Levinson, during which the writer significantly engages with outstanding modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Jerrold Levinson, the most well known philosophers of paintings this present day, offers a brand new choice of essays, following on from his 4 prior collections, song, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical issues (2015). Aesthetic ambitions particularly enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical matters, via accumulating fresh essays no longer considering song, yet in its place targeting literature, movie, and visible paintings, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the sentiments.

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