New Waves in Aesthetics

New Waves in Aesthetics

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Leading young scholars present a collection of wide-ranging essays covering central problems in meta-aesthetics and aesthetic issues in the philosophy of mind, as well as offering analyses of key aesthetic concepts, new perspectives on the history of aesthetics, and specialized treatment of individual art forms.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 269 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 17.78mm | 454g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2008 ed.
  • XIX, 269 p.; XIX, 269 p.
  • 0230220479
  • 9780230220478
  • 2,027,779

Table of contents

Notes on the Editors Notes on Contributors Introduction; K.Thomson-Jones & K.Stock The Ontological Diversity of Visual Artworks; S.Irvin New Waves in Musical Ontology; A.Kania Metaphors and Musical Expressiveness; S.Trivedi Davidson, Metaphor and Error Theory; A.McGonigal Artifact Expression; J.Kulvicki A Metaphysics of Creativity; D.Stokes From Defining Art to Defining the Individual Arts: The Role of Theory in the Philosophies of Arts; A.Meskin Imagining Fact and Fiction; S.Friend Three Debates in Meta-Aesthetics; E.Schellekens Aesthetic Ideals; R.De Clercq Configuring the Cognitive Imagination; J.Weinberg Personifying Art; B.Soucek Danto and Kant, Together at Last?; D.Costello Index
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About K. Stock

DIARMUID COSTELLO teaches aesthetics at the University of Warwick, UK
RAFAEL DE CLERCQ works as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research Flanders, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
STACIE FRIEND is a Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London, UK
SHERRI IRVIN is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma, USA
ANDREW KANIA is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA
JOHN KULVICKI is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College, USA
ANDREW MCGONIGAL holds a lectureship at the University of Leeds, UK
AARON MESKIN is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Leeds, UK
ELISABETH SCHELLEKENS holds a lectureship in Philosophy at the University of Durham, UK
DUSTIN STOKES is Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Canada
BRIAN SOUCEK is a Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper Fellow in the University of Chicago's Society of Fellows, USA
SAAM TRIVEDI is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College in the City University of New York, USA
JONATHAN M. WEINBERG is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a Member of the Center for Cognitive Science, Indiana University in Bloomington, USA
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