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By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, some of the most trendy philosophers of artwork this day, provides a brand new selection of essays, following on from his 4 earlier collections, song, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), considering paintings (2006), and Musical matters (2015).

Aesthetic objectives in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical matters, via accumulating contemporary essays now not all in favour of song, yet as a substitute concentrating on literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the sentiments. The essays in Aesthetic targets, that are wide-ranging, will allure strongly to aestheticians, artwork fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays by way of Levinson, during which the writer significantly engages with impressive modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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