By Graham McFee
"Artistic Judgement" sketches a framework for an account of artwork appropriate to philosophical aesthetics. It stresses changes among works of art and different issues; and locates the knowledge of works of art either in a story of the heritage of paintings and within the institutional practices of the paintings global. therefore its forte lies in its powerful account of the variation among, at the one hand, the judgement and appreciation of artwork and, at the different, the judgement and appreciation of the entire different issues within which we take a cultured curiosity. for under via acknowledging this distinction can. Read more...
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Danto, 1999: 5) Now his book at best “ekes out two conditions”, since he “was (and am) insufficiently convinced that they were jointly sufficient to have believed the job done” (Danto, 1997: 195). But he is convinced that this was the job! By contrast, here the conception of philosophy that requires (or values) such definitions has been put aside. Second, more must be said about the relation of ‘aboutness’ to artistic value. 5). 1 Meaning Meaning However, before arriving there, some other matters are usefully clarified.
18 1 The Artistic and the Aesthetic: A Distinction Considered Three points must be granted immediately. First, as presented, this is not a case of objects mistaken for artworks. That Marla has “shown her work in an art gallery” (Wood, 2004: 2) is not decisive, since sometimes objects other than artworks are displayed in such galleries. But the article tells of a collector of Monets and Renoirs—hence, someone with some understanding of art, perhaps—who, asked what he saw in the Marla he bought, remarked “her soul” (quoted Wood, 2004: 2).
Our examples show how exceptions might arise—clearly, such ‘loopholes’ might then be covered by disambiguation. But doing so just exposes us to other, different loopholes or exceptions. Such exception-inducing cases may not be likely in practice: their logical possibility alone precludes (say) all-encompassing determinacy, or exceptionlessness, of the kind sometimes assumed (see SRV: 102–105). 4 An Occasion-Sensitive View of Meaning and Understanding Although this occasion-sensitivity (or “speaking-sensitive view of words”: Travis, 2008: 70) draws on considerations in the philosophy of language, the primary point here has nothing to do with words as such.
Artistic judgement : a framework for philosophical aesthetics by Graham McFee