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Explanation and Value in the Arts (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and the Arts)
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Author Name:    Kemal, Salim

Title:   Explanation and Value in the Arts (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and the Arts)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Fine

Jacket Condition:   Fine

Publisher:    Cambridge University Press 1993

ISBN Number:   0521419263 / 9780521419260

Seller ID:   IM29423

0521419263

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Explanation and Value in the Arts offers penetrating studies by art historians, literary theorists, and philosophers, of issues central to explaining works of literature and painting. The first chapters look at the sources of interest in the fine arts and point to the intimate relation between aesthetic and other values. The next contributions develop the interaction between value and explanation in the study of the arts, including considerations of the nature of creativity and the principles for the explanations of works. A final section takes up questions of the role of ideology and the determining role of power.



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