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- DescriptionDesigned for readers with or little prior kwledge of the subject, this concise anthology brings together key texts in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. This title is designed for readers with or little prior kwledge of the subject. It presents two contrasting pieces on each of six topics. Its texts range from Plato's famous critique of art in the Republic through Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy to Barthes' The Death of the Author and pieces in recent philosophical aesthetics from a number of traditions. Its interactive editorial commentary helps readers to engage with the philosophical train of thought. It explains the argumentative and historical context in which each piece was written. It includes questions for debate and suggestions for further reading.
- Author BiographyChristopher Janaway is Professor of Philosophy at University of Southampton. His recent publications include Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (2002) and Reading Philosophy: Selected Texts with a Method for Beginners (co-edited with Samuel Guttenplan and Jennifer Hornsby, Blackwell, 2003).
- Author(s)Christopher Janaway
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication03/11/2005
- Series TitleReading Philosophy
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishing Ltd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight720 g
- Width189 mm
- Height261 mm
- Spine24 mm
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