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Published: 13 January 2012

274 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199698585

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Defining Art, Creating the Canon

Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Paul Crowther

  • Controversial defence of common sense against relativism and postmodernism
  • Reinvigorates central debates in aesthetics and art theory
  • Broad methodological scope: draws together analytic philosophy, phenomenology, existentialism, and poststructuralism
  • A lively and accessible read, suitable for non-philosophers