|Author||Anna Christina Ribeiro|
|File size||1.6 MB|
The Continuum Companion to Aesthetics offers thedefinitive guide to contemporary aesthetics. The book covers all the mostpressing and important themes and categories in the field - areas that havecontinued to attract interest historically as well as topics that have emergedmore recently as active areas of research. Seventeen specially commissionedessays from an international team of experts reveal where important workcontinues to be done in the area and, most valuably, the exciting newdirections the field is taking. Prefaced by a historical introduction highlightingthe key figures and tracing the development of the central terms in the field,the Companion explores new issues pertaining to contemporary art forms, as wellas tackling traditional questions in well-established art forms with theinsight of new disciplines such as evolutionary psychology and other areas ofcognitive science. Featuring a series of indispensable research tools,including a chronology, a detailed list of resources and a fully annotatedbibliography, this is the essential reference tool for anyone working inaesthetics.