Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art by Jerrold Levinson PDF

By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, essentially the most admired philosophers of paintings this present day, offers a brand new choice of essays, following on from his 4 prior collections, track, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical issues (2015).

Aesthetic targets in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, through amassing contemporary essays no longer desirous about track, yet in its place concentrating on literature, movie, and visible paintings, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic ambitions, that are wide-ranging, will attraction strongly to aestheticians, paintings enthusiasts, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays by way of Levinson, during which the writer seriously engages with remarkable modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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