Languages of Art
Hackett Publishing Company; 2 edition (June 1976) | ISBN-10: 0915144344 | 290 Pages | PDF | 15 Mb
Languages of Art is one of the most influential books in the field of aesthetics to be published in the past fifty years. I only read it recently, and as I did so I became aware of how often I had come across resonances of this book in art reviews and essays in art history ever since I first began reading such things.
'Like Dewey, he has revolted against the empiricist dogma and the Kantian dualisms which have compartmentalized philosophical thought...Unlike Dewey, he has provided detailed incisive argumentation, and has shown just where the dogmas and dualisms break down' - Richard Rorty, "The Yale Review".