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Margolis, Joseph, 1924-
The arts and the definition of the human : toward a philosophical anthropology / Joseph Margolis
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  ND1140 .M338 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Painting -- Philosophy
Art -- Philosophy
Visual perception
Aesthetics
Philosophical anthropology
Physical Description xiv, 183 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-177) and index
Contents Prologue: The definition of the human -- Perceiving paintings as paintings -- "One and only one correct interpretation" -- Toward a phenomenology of painting and literature -- "Seeing-in," "make-believe," transfiguration" : the perception of pictorial representation -- Epilogue: Beauty and truth and the passing of transcendental philosophy

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