Introducing aesthetics and the philosophy of art by Darren Hudson Hick

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Philosophy,
  • Art,
  • Aesthetics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDarren Hudson Hick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBH201 .H53 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25360022M
ISBN 109781441198204, 9781441171030
LC Control Number2011031711

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