Cultural Appropriation and the Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

Cultural Appropriation and the Arts

Young offers a systematic philosophical investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise. Questions considered include: 'Can culture appropriation result in the production of aesthetically successful works of art?' and 'Is cultural appropriation in the arts morally objectionable?'.

Art and Knowledge
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Art and Knowledge

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-09-02
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Almost all of us would agree that the experience of art is deeply rewarding. Why this is the case remains a puzzle; nor does it explain why many of us find works of art much more important than other sources of pleasure. Art and Knowledge argues that the experience of art is so rewarding because it can be an important source of knowledge about ourselves and our relation to each other and to the world. The view that art is a source of knowledge can be traced as far back as Aristotle and Horace. Artists as various as Tasso, Sidney, Henry James and Mendelssohn have believed that art contributes to knowledge. As attractive as this view may be, it has never been satisfactorily defended, either by...

Cultural Appropriation and the Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Cultural Appropriation and the Arts

Now, for the first time, a philosopher undertakes a systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise. Cultural appropriation is a pervasive feature of the contemporary world (the Parthenon Marbles remain in London; white musicians from Bix Beiderbeck to Eric Clapton have appropriated musical styles from African-American culture) Young offers the first systematic philosophical investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise Tackles head on the thorny issues arising from the clash and integration of cultures and their artifacts Questions considered include: “Can cultural appropriation result in the production of aesthetically successful works of art?” and “Is cultural appropriation in the arts morally objectionable?” Part of the highly regarded New Directions in Aesthetics series

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 320

The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation

Through a combination of empirical research and philosophical analysis in essays by leading experts in the social sciences, this book undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation.

Critique of Pure Music
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 199

Critique of Pure Music

Why do we value music? Many people report that listening to music is one of life's most rewarding activities. In Critique of Pure Music, James O. Young seeks to explain why this is so. He rejects the formalist view--which tell us that music is appreciated as pure, contentless form--and draws on the latest psychological research to argue that music is expressive of emotion by resembling human expressive behaviour. The representation of emotion in musicgives music the capacity to provide psychological insight-into emotional lives of composers, and the emotional lives of individuals from a variety of times and places. It is this capacity of music to provide psychological insight which explains a good deal of the value of music--both vocal, and purelyinstrumental. Without it, music could not be experienced as profound.

Cultural Appropriation and Aesthetic Apartheid
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 41

Cultural Appropriation and Aesthetic Apartheid

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My Sheep Know My Voice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 108

My Sheep Know My Voice

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010-05
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  • Publisher: AuthorHouse

I'm a born again believer. I have a message for people who have lost their way or just needs hope in their lives. As God directs me, I will be able to help you. I feel confident that this book will encourage you and inspire you to do what it takes to fill that void in your life. Many are called, but few are chosen. Allow the message from this book to stablize your faith knowing that God provides a way through others for you. Read on and become prosperous in your life. God promises prosperity and He will deliver it.

Black Writers of the Thirties
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 257

Black Writers of the Thirties

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Batteux
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

Batteux

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-08-27
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  • Publisher: Unknown

The Fine Arts Reduced to a Single Principle (1746) by Charles Batteux was arguably the most influential work on aesthetics published in the eighteenth century. It influenced every major aesthetician in the second half of the century: Diderot, Herder, Hume, Kant, Lessing, Mendelssohn, and others either adopted his views or reacted against them. It is the work generally credited with establishing the modern system of the arts: poetry, painting, music, sculpture and dance. Batteux's book is also an invaluable aid to the interpretation of the arts of eighteenth century. And yet there has never been a complete or reliable translation of The Fine Arts into English. Now James O. Young, a leading co...

Lighting the Flame
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 50

Lighting the Flame

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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