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Alexey Aliyev

Recently, a number of philosophers have defended a novel, materialist view on the nature of musical works—musical perdurantism. According to this view, musical works are a peculiar kind of concreta, namely perduring mereological sums of performances and/or other concrete entities. One problem facing musical perdurantism stems from the thought that if this view is correct, then virtually no musical work can exist in a continuous, non-intermittent fashion. The aim of this paper is to expound this problem and show that it cannot be plausibly solved by a musical perdurantist.

James Risser

of a metaphysics of art by engaging in a certain rewriting of Kant’s Critique of Judgment . In his response, John Sallis points to further aspects of this overcoming of aesthetics that lets the subtlety within the subtitle of the book “On the True Sense of Art” resonate all over again. In art, truth

Grazer Philosophische Studien, Vol. 88 – 2013

International Journal for Analytic Philosophy

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Edited by Johannes L. Brandl, Marian David, Maria E. Reicher and Leopold Stubenberg

John Sallis

, aesthetics is described as a kind of recoil or retreat from the metaphysics of art, like a shadow accompanying the metaphysics of art. Here is the description: “Rather than venturing to show that the artwork in its very sensibleness serves to present the intelligible, aesthetics retreats to the sensibleness

“Dreaming of Russia”

National-Romantic Features in Art Nouveau

Olga Davydova

we might call Romantic Symbolism and express the metaphysics of Art Nouveau. The Abramtsevo circle, Viktor Borisov-Musatov, Mir iskusstva [the World of Art], and the Blue Rose group are especially pertinent here. However, as evidenced by the history of art, poetry and harmony in images cannot exist

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Emmanuel Salanskis

Schopenhauerian and Wagnerian in inspiration, which was based on a metaphysics of art, and had supra-historical pretentions (Nietzsche, 1997: 120). The young Nietzsche thus asserted apparently eternal values, ignoring the consequences of the theory of evolution. But the problem is that, at the same time, he

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Domenico Losurdo

Other Harrison Fluss

Translator Gregor Benton

]), while the penultimate chapter calls for taking ‘a bold run-up and vault into a metaphysics of art’ ( GT , 24; I , 152 [113]). However, absolutising or privileging these themes would mean precluding an understanding of the numerous references to the great political events of the time, starting from the

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Domenico Losurdo

Other Harrison Fluss

Translator Gregor Benton

metaphysics of art’ was also the celebration of ‘the artist’s delight in Becoming’, which found its magnificent expression in Hellas ( GT , 9, I , 68 [49]). For that very reason, a philosopher like Parmenides, whose thinking fled ‘into the rigid mortal stillness of the coldest and emptiest concept, of being

Between Ordinary and Extraordinary

The Normativity of the Singular Case in Art and Law

Angela Condello

earthquake. Joseph Margolis, in his The Importance of Being Earnest about the Definition and Metaphysics of Art , writes: Duchamp threw the artworld and the aesthetician’s sense of the “artworld” into disarray; Warhol petitioned for admission to the established artworld. MARGOLIS 2010, 216 In brief, he

Between Ordinary and Extraordinary

The Normativity of the Singular Case in Art and Law

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Angela Condello

earthquake. Joseph Margolis, in his The Importance of Being Earnest about the Definition and Metaphysics of Art , writes: Duchamp threw the artworld and the aesthetician’s sense of the “artworld” into disarray; Warhol petitioned for admission to the established artworld. MARGOLIS 2010, 216 In brief, he