Wittgenstein, Theory, and the Arts

Wittgenstein, Theory, and the Arts

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This is the first full exploration of the implications of Wittgenstein's philosophy for understanding the arts and cultural criticism. These original essays by philosophers and critics address key philosophical topics in the study of the arts and culture, such as humanism, criticism, psychology, painting, film and ethics. All exemplify Wittgenstein's method of conceptual investigation and highlight his notion of philosophy as a cure.The volume also includes essays that address Wittgensteina#39;s own remarks on art and aesthetics, the relationship of his philosophy to artistic modernism, and the interpretation of Wittgenstein best known to contemporary scholars of the arts, ...

Title:Wittgenstein, Theory, and the Arts
Author:Richard Allen, Malcolm Turvey
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2001


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