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By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, probably the most in demand philosophers of artwork at the present time, provides a brand new number of essays, following on from his 4 past collections, track, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical matters (2015).

Aesthetic goals particularly enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, by way of accumulating fresh essays now not focused on track, yet as a substitute concentrating on literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic ambitions, that are wide-ranging, will charm strongly to aestheticians, paintings fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays via Levinson, within which the writer severely engages with amazing modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Jerrold Levinson, the most popular philosophers of paintings this present day, offers a brand new choice of essays, following on from his 4 earlier collections, tune, artwork and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical matters (2015). Aesthetic goals in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, by way of gathering contemporary essays now not excited about track, yet as a substitute targeting literature, movie, and visible paintings, whereas addressing problems with humour, good looks, and the feelings.

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