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Mimesis as Make Believe: On the Foundations of the Representational Arts

Walton, Kendall L,

9780674576032 - Mimesis as Make Believe: On the Foundations of the Representational Arts

Artikelomschrijving

Representations in visual arts and fiction play an important part in our lives and culture. Walton presents here a theory of the nature of representation, which illuminates its many varieties and goes a long way toward explaining its importance. Walton's theory also provides solutions to thorny philosophical problems concerning the existence of fictitious beings. Throughout, his analysis is illustrated by a rich array of examples drawn from literature, painting, sculpture, theatre, and film.

Specificaties

Auteur Walton, Kendall L,
ISBN/EAN 9780674576032
Druk 1
€ 49,43
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 15-12

Artikelomschrijving

Representations in visual arts and fiction play an important part in our lives and culture. Walton presents here a theory of the nature of representation, which illuminates its many varieties and goes a long way toward explaining its importance. Walton's theory also provides solutions to thorny philosophical problems concerning the existence of fictitious beings. Throughout, his analysis is illustrated by a rich array of examples drawn from literature, painting, sculpture, theatre, and film.

Specificaties

Auteur Walton, Kendall L,
ISBN/EAN 9780674576032
Druk 1