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By Jerrold Levinson

Jerrold Levinson, the most well known philosophers of artwork this present day, offers a brand new number of essays, following on from his 4 earlier collections, Music, paintings and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), Contemplating Art (2006), and Musical Concerns (2015).

Aesthetic Pursuits in particular enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical Concerns, via accumulating fresh essays now not eager about tune, yet as a substitute concentrating on literature, movie, and visible artwork, whereas addressing problems with humour, attractiveness, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic Pursuits, that are wide-ranging, will attraction strongly to aestheticians, paintings enthusiasts, and philosophers alike.

The quantity includes seven formerly unpublished essays through Levinson, within which the writer seriously engages with amazing modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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Companion to Aesthetics, 2nd edn (Blackwell). Shusterman, Richard (1997). “The End of Aesthetic Experience,” JAAC 55.  TOWARD AN ADEQUATE CONCEPTION OF AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE Shusterman, Richard (2006). “Aesthetic Experience: From Analysis to Eros,” JAAC 64. Stecker, Robert (2005). Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art (Rowman & Littlefield), chapter 3. Stolnitz, Jerome (1960). Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art Criticism (Houghton Mifflin). 4 Artistic Achievement and Artistic Value 1. 1 Is an artwork valuable in virtue of the valuable experience it can afford us or that it makes possible, or is the experience that the artwork can afford us or that it makes possible valuable because it is an experience of a valuable artwork or an artwork with valuable features?

35. I thank those whose comments on various versions of this chapter have contributed to its improvement, especially Elisa Caldarola, Noël Carroll, Robert Hopkins, Sherri Irvin, Gary Iseminger, and Bence Nanay. References Budd, Malcolm (1995). Values of Art (Penguin). Budd, Malcolm (2008). “Aesthetic Essence,” in Aesthetic Essays (Oxford University Press). Carroll, Noël (2000). “Art and the Domain of the Aesthetic,” BJA 40. Carroll, Noël (2002). “Aesthetic Experience Revisited,” BJA 42. Carroll, Noël (2005).

I thank those whose comments on various versions of this chapter have contributed to its improvement, especially Elisa Caldarola, Noël Carroll, Robert Hopkins, Sherri Irvin, Gary Iseminger, and Bence Nanay. References Budd, Malcolm (1995). Values of Art (Penguin). Budd, Malcolm (2008). “Aesthetic Essence,” in Aesthetic Essays (Oxford University Press). Carroll, Noël (2000). “Art and the Domain of the Aesthetic,” BJA 40. Carroll, Noël (2002). “Aesthetic Experience Revisited,” BJA 42. Carroll, Noël (2005).

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