By Owen Hulatt

ISBN-10: 1441196528

ISBN-13: 9781441196521

ISBN-10: 1474222935

ISBN-13: 9781474222938

no matter if artwork should be utterly self reliant has been many times challenged within the smooth background of aesthetics. during this number of specially-commissioned chapters, a crew of specialists talk about the level to which artwork will be defined simply by way of aesthetic different types.

overlaying examples from Philosophy, tune and artwork heritage and drawing on continental and analytic resources, this quantity clarifies the connection among artistic endeavors and extra-aesthetic concerns, together with historical, cultural or financial components. It provides a complete review of the question
of aesthetic autonomy, exploring its relevance to either philosophy and the comprehension of particular artistic endeavors themselves. through heavily analyzing how the production of works of art, and our decisions of those works of art, relate to society and historical past, Aesthetic and inventive Autonomy presents an insightful and sustained dialogue of an incredible query in aesthetic philosophy.

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