Art and the Platonic Matrix

Art and the Platonic Matrix

eBook - 2011
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For two millennia philosophy has restlessly stalked a fundamental problem-the answer to the question "what is art, really?" Aesthetic discourse, focused on the Platonic Matrix of truth and beauty, arthood and object, imitation and representation, form and idea, has not delivered on its promise, leaving us in bewilderment over principles that are either ignored or contradicted by the arts themselves. In this searching critique, some astonishing faux pas are brought to light. Notably that aesth ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011
ISBN: 9781283142823
1283142821
9781443828536
144382853X
9781443830201
1443830208
1443830208
Characteristics: 1 online resource (296 pages)

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