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            Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics
             

            Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics (Paperback)

            By Levinson, Jerrold

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            A compendium of writings by one of the leading figures in aesthetics. This work contains twenty-four essays, which range over issues in general aesthetics and those relating to specific arts - in particular music, film, and literature. It is useful for philosophers, musicologists..., literary theorists, art critics, and reflective lovers of the arts.
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            ISBN 9780199206179
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2006
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

            Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lamarque, Peter

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            Peter Lamarque explores metaphysical aspects of works of art, looking at their status as cultural artefacts, their distinctive kinds of properties, their relation to interpretation, their style. He reaches surprising conclusions about the identity conditions of works and about th...e difference between what a work seems to be and what it really is.
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            ISBN 9780199655496
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Art and Abstract Objects
             

            Art and Abstract Objects (Hardback)

            Edited by Uidhir, Christy Mag

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            Art and Abstract Objects presents a lively philosophical exchange between the philosophy of art and core areas of philosophy. A team of contributors examine the ontological nature of repeatable artworks--such as plays, novels, and films--as abstract objects, which are immaterial,... causally inert, and outside space-time.
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            ISBN 9780199691494
            Released NZ 6 Dec 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Philosophers on Music: Experience, Meaning, and Work

            Philosophers on Music: Experience, Meaning, and Work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Stock, Kathleen

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            Philosophers on Music presents significant new contributions to central issues in the philosophy of music, written by leading philosophers working in the analytic tradition. Aestheticians, musicologists, music practitioners, and those interested in philosophy generally will find ...the papers in this volume rewarding reading.
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            ISBN 9780199587995
            Released NZ 10 Jun 2010
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Mind Association Occasional Series
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            Richard Wagner: Theory and Theatre
             

            Richard Wagner: Theory and Theatre (Hardback)

            By Borchmeyer, Dieter; Translated by Spencer, Mr. Stewart; Edited by Spencer, Stewart

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            Discusses Richard Wagner's aesthetic theory, examining his prose writings and his ideas on music drawn from various standpoints of literature, the linking of ideas and the sociology of art. Examined are the importance of Greek art and mythology and his links with major figures in... world theatre.
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            ISBN 9780193153226
            Released NZ 3 Oct 1991
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Experience and Expression: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology
             

            Experience and Expression: Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            Translated by Schulte, Joachim

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            Uses the discussions of psychological concepts in Wittgenstein's late manuscripts as a basis of reconstructing the central arguments and ideas developed by Wittgenstein during that period. This reconstruction yields useful insights not only in the philosophy of psychology, but al...so in aesthetics and the theory of meaning.
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            ISBN 9780198236061
            Released NZ 22 Sep 2005
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            Disagreement
             

            Disagreement (Hardback)

            Edited by Feldman, Richard; Warfield, Ted A.

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            Disagreement is common: even informed, intelligent, and generally reasonable people often come to different conclusions when confronted with what seems to be the same evidence. Can the competing conclusions be reasonable? If not, what can we reasonably think about the situation? ...This is the first book on the epistemology of disagreement.
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            ISBN 9780199226078
            Released NZ 2 Sep 2010
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Film Theory and Philosophy
             

            Film Theory and Philosophy (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            Edited by Allen, Richard; Smith, Murray

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            This volume of essays gives impetus to a growing movement in film theory in which many of the assumptions that have governed film theory of the last 20 years are being questioned and overturned. Topics addressed include authorship, emotion, ideology, representation and expression... in film.
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            ISBN 9780198159216
            Released NZ 1 Nov 1997
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            New Essays on Musical Understanding
             

            New Essays on Musical Understanding (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kivy, Peter

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            Peter Kivy presents a selection of his new and recent writings on the philosophy of music, a subject to which he has for many years been one of the most eminent contributors. He explores such topics as musicology and its history, the nature of musical works, and the role of emoti...on in music.
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            ISBN 9780199246618
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2001
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            The Century of Taste: The Philosophical Odyssey of Taste in the Eighteenth Century
             

            The Century of Taste: The Philosophical Odyssey of Taste in the Eighteenth Century (Hardback)

            By Dickie, George

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            This is a critical account of such central figures in the early development of the modern philosophy of art as Hutcheson, Gerard, Alison, Kant and Hume. It traces the development of the modern theory of artistic taste from its origin to its refinement and complete expression.

            ISBN 9780195096804
            Released NZ 4 Jan 1996
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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