By Jerrold Levinson

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

Aesthetic ambitions particularly enhances Levinson's final quantity, Musical issues, by way of gathering contemporary essays now not occupied with tune, yet in its place targeting literature, movie, and visible paintings, whereas addressing problems with humour, good looks, and the feelings. The essays in Aesthetic objectives, that are wide-ranging, will allure strongly to aestheticians, artwork fans, and philosophers alike.

The quantity comprises seven formerly unpublished essays via Levinson, during which the writer seriously engages with impressive modern contributions to aesthetic theory.

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