Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art by Jerrold Levinson

By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, the most favorite philosophers of artwork at the present time, offers a brand new choice of essays, following on from his 4 prior collections, tune, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering artwork (2006), and Musical issues (2015).

Aesthetic objectives in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, by way of accumulating fresh essays no longer interested in tune, yet as a substitute concentrating on literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, good looks, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic targets, that are wide-ranging, will allure strongly to aestheticians, paintings fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays via Levinson, within which the writer seriously engages with awesome modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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