Metaphilosophy 40 (2):157-178 (2009)

Noel Carroll
CUNY Graduate Center
: This article charts the rise and fall of the Modern System of the Arts and the failure of the aesthetic theory of art to define membership in the so-called system, which, instead, I argue, is and has been, for a long time, merely a historically evolved collection. Rather than endorsing the continued attempt to define Art with a capital A in terms of aesthetic experience, I recommend alternative lines of research for contemporary philosophers of the arts
Keywords Monroe Beardsley  Gary Iseminger  the aesthetic theory of art  Modern System of the Arts  the aesthetic function of art
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9973.2009.01586.x
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The Aesthetic Function of Art.Gary Iseminger - 2004 - Cornell University Press.
The Aesthetic Function of Art.Gary Iseminger - 1999 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 4:169-176.

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