publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Il concetto di medium artistico: Richard Wollheim interprete di Ludwig Wittgenstein

Maistrello, Andrea;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2016
  • Country: Italy
The aim of the dissertation is twofold: (i) analyzing the notion (well known by aestheticians, but not so intensively studied) of artistic medium; (ii) showing the relevance of such notion for aesthetics through the examination of some relevant aspects of Richard Wollheim’s philosophy of art, maybe the main figure in Anglo-American philosophy as for considering artistic medium central in art-theorizing. Artistic media, according to Wollheim, can develop only if properly connected to a cultural and social context, i.e. a form of life. Concordantly the research turns, in the first part, to an accurate examination of Wittgenstein’s aesthetical reflections – from th...
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