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The Resource Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art, Alexander Nehamas

Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art, Alexander Nehamas

Label
Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art
Title
Only a promise of happiness
Title remainder
the place of beauty in a world of art
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Nehamas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nehamas, Alexander
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BH39
LC item number
.N378 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesthetics
  • Art
  • Esthetica
  • Schoonheid
Label
Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art, Alexander Nehamas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-167) and index
Contents
Plato or Schopenhauer? -- A feature of appearance? -- Modernist voices -- Modernist appropriations -- Criticism and value -- The role of reviewing -- Beauty, love, friendship -- Beauty, attractiveness, evolution -- Art, beauty, desire -- Beauty, community, universality -- Uniformity, style, distinction -- Aesthetics, directness, individuality -- Love and death in Venice -- Manet's Olympia -- Interpretation, breadth, depth -- Interpretation, beauty, goodness -- Beauty, uncertainty, happiness
Control code
70251163
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
186 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691095219
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006021360
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)70251163
Label
Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art, Alexander Nehamas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-167) and index
Contents
Plato or Schopenhauer? -- A feature of appearance? -- Modernist voices -- Modernist appropriations -- Criticism and value -- The role of reviewing -- Beauty, love, friendship -- Beauty, attractiveness, evolution -- Art, beauty, desire -- Beauty, community, universality -- Uniformity, style, distinction -- Aesthetics, directness, individuality -- Love and death in Venice -- Manet's Olympia -- Interpretation, breadth, depth -- Interpretation, beauty, goodness -- Beauty, uncertainty, happiness
Control code
70251163
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
186 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691095219
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006021360
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)70251163

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