Scruton's Aesthetics

Scruton's Aesthetics

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Scruton's Aesthetics is a comprehensive critical evaluation of one of the major aestheticians of our age. The lead essay by Scruton is followed by fourteen essays by international commentators plus Scruton's reply. All discuss matters of enduring importance.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 313 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 25.4mm | 555g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • XXV, 313 p.
  • 0230251684
  • 9780230251687

Table of contents

Preface Notes on Contributors Summary of the Chapters Introduction Working Towards Art; R.Scruton Scruton's Musical Experiences; N.Zangwill Scruton's Theory of 'Hearing As' and Musical Metaphor; M.Spitzer Scruton on Hearing the Musician; R.Van Gerwen Scruton and Wittgenstein on Musical Expression; F.Knappik Scruton, Representation, and the Philosophy of Opera; D.B.Gallagher Eros and the Redemption of the Gods; S-J.Leslie Roger Scruton's 'Photography and Representation'; J.Friday Fantasy, Imagination and Film; K.Stock Scruton on Architecture; G.Graham The Autonomy of Architecture; A.Hamilton Against Neatness; and the Neateners who would Neaten Us; E.Winters Imagination, Expressiveness, and Expression in the Case of Wine; C.Todd Who's Afraid of Roger Scruton?; C.Stevens The Disintegration of Aesthetics; P.Lamarque A Guarded Response; R.Scruton List of Books Published by Roger Scruton Index
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About A. Hamilton

JONATHAN FRIDAY Head of the School of Arts and Senior Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Art at the University of Kent, UK
DANIEL B. GALLAGHER was Professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. He is now a Latin scriptor at the Vatican Secretariat of State
GORDON GRAHAM Henry Luce III Professor of Philosophy and the Arts at Princeton Theological Seminary, USA
FRANZ KNAPPIK Lecturer at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
PETER LAMARQUE Professor of Philosophy at the University of York, UK
SARAH-JANE LESLIE Assistant Professor at Princeton University, USA
ROGER SCRUTON has taught at the Universities of London and Boston. He is currently visiting research professor at St Andrews University and visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC
MICHAEL SPITZER Professor of Music at the University of Liverpool, UK
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS earned the M.A. from the CUNY Graduate Center and the Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, USA
KATHLEEN STOCK Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex, UK
CAIN TODD Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK
ROB VAN GERWEN Lecturer in Philosophy at Utrecht University, The Netherlands
EDWARD WINTERS used to teach at University of Westminster, and West Dean College and University of Kent, UK
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