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Philosophical Perspectives on Art

Stephen Davies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199202423
eISBN:
9780191708541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202423.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book presents a series of chapters devoted to two of the most fundamental topics in the philosophy of art: the distinctive character of artworks and what is involved in understanding them as ... More


In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Cindy Dell Clark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides qualitative researchers with a guide to inquiry that learns from, with and about children.  From fieldwork done during participant observation, to focus groups and depth ... More


Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Laurie Shrage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that Roe v. Wade's six‐month time span for abortion “on demand” polarized the American public, and obscured alternatives that could have gained broad public support. As ... More


The Irreducible Historicality of the Concept of Art

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay aims to do just two things. One is to underline the necessity of a historical dimension in any acceptable account of arthood. Two is to sketch answers to certain objections that have been ... More


Emotion in Response to Art

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay surveys the range of philosophical problems that can be encompassed under the rubric, emotion in response to art. It details five such problems, according most of its attention to the ... More


Death-Drive: Freudian Hauntings in Literature and Art

Robert Rowland Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640393
eISBN:
9780748671601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640393.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book takes Freud's work on the death-drive and compares it with other philosophies of death — those of Pascal, Heidegger and Derrida in particular. It also applies it in a new way to literature ... More


The Kantian Sublime Revisited

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter rectifies shortcomings in the author's previous sustained treatment of this subject in his book The Kantian Sublime: From Morality to Art. The structure of Kant's account of the ... More


‘Mich […] in Variationen […]erzählen’ II: Reconstructing the Author in Zunge zeigen and Mein Jahrhundert

Rebecca Braun

in Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542703
eISBN:
9780191715372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542703.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter investigates how a further change in Grass's understanding of authorship can be discerned in the ‘mixed-media’ works Zunge zeigen and Mein Jahrhundert. The starting ... More


Aesthetic Judgments, Artworks, and Functional Beauty

Stephen Davies

in Philosophical Perspectives on Art

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199202423
eISBN:
9780191708541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202423.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides an analysis of the role played by consideration of an item's functions when it is judged aesthetically. The account applies also to artworks, some of which serve extrinsic ... More


Culture and Commerce: The Value of Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries

Mukti Khaire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804792219
eISBN:
9781503603080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792219.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes how commercial ventures in creative industries have cultural impact. Since royal patronage of arts ended, firms in the creative industries, working within the market mechanism, ... More


The Fleeting Promise of Art: Adorno's Aesthetic Theory Revisited

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452369
eISBN:
9780801469282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452369.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book reexamines Theodor Adorno's Aesthetic Theory along with his other writings on aesthetics in light of the unexpected return of the aesthetic to today's cultural debates. Is Adorno's ... More


Conclusion

William May

in Stevie Smith and Authorship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583379
eISBN:
9780191723193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583379.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Conclusion considers that it is difficult to draw forth conclusions regarding Stevie Smith, and talks about the various opinions and analyses regarding which genres and what forms constitute ... More


Introduction

A. Martin Byers and DeeAnne Wymer

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book addresses some important questions related to the builders of artworks in Middle Ohio Valley by examining the cultural and social nature of the well-known Ohio Hopewell monumental ... More


War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Steven Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256778
eISBN:
9780823261406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history ... More


Indication, Abstraction, and Individuation *

Jerrold Levinson

in Art and Abstract Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691494
eISBN:
9780191746277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691494.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Roughly thirty years ago, as part of an exploration into the ontology of art, Jerrold Levinson suggested that musical works—and implicitly, also literary works—were not pure, abstract structures, ... More


Against Repeatable Artworks

Allan Hazlett

in Art and Abstract Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691494
eISBN:
9780191746277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691494.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There seem to be repeatable artworks. Plays and musical works (like Hamlet or ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’) can be performed again and again; installations (like Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #260) can be ... More


Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Leilani Nishime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This first book-length study of media images of multiracial Asian Americans, tracing the codes that alternatively enable and prevent audiences from recognizing the multiracial status of Asian ... More


The Art of Inventing and the Inventor as Artist: Intellectual Property at the Great Exhibition

Clare Pettitt

in Patent Inventions - Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253203
eISBN:
9780191719172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In May 1851, the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was held at Hyde Park in London, England. There was so much in this Exhibition that was copied, imitated, die-cast, ... More


Neuroaesthetics: Growing pains of a new discipline

Anjan Chatterjee

in Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732142
eISBN:
9780199918485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732142.003.0066
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Neuroaesthetics is a new field, which is gaining momentum. At this stage of its development, different kinds of writings are regarded as neuroaesthetics. The earliest forays into neuroaesthetics ... More


Power Plays: Alternative Performance Art and Urban Space in the Political Life of the City

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers artworks that incorporate text and images related to the institutional dynamics of the formation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic ... More


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