Edited by James Young
Introduction by James Young
Routledge – 2006 – 1,656 pages
Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy
Aesthetics is one of the most vital and wide-ranging fields of philosophical inquiry.
This four volume set brings together both classic and contemporary writings to provide a comprehensive collection of the most important essays on the subject. All of the various artistic genres are addressed, with sections on film, dance and architecture as well as music, literature and the visual arts.
With a new introduction by the editor to guide the reader through the volumes, this major new work will provide student and researcher alike with key writings on aesthetics in one convenient, unique resource.
Volume I: History of Aesthetics Volume II: Aesthetic Theory Volume III: Issues and Challenges Volume IV: The Individual Arts