Philosophy of the Arts

What is beauty? What is art? What differentiates good art from bad art?

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Plagiarism in music 6 70
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By mysterio448
Mar 06, 2015
7:56 AM
By mayor of simpleton
Music as a Language (1, 2) 17 513
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Feb 22, 2014
3:28 PM
By Peacemonkey
Mar 03, 2015
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By jkop
The artist's pursuit (1, 2) 15 186
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Jan 22, 2015
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By Arcis
Feb 27, 2015
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Music and the problem of the ineffable 1 53
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Feb 17, 2015
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Feb 17, 2015
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Medium Specificity, Indexicality and the Digital 2 366
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By gup
Feb 17, 2015
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Philosophy in Movies (1, 2) 16 867
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Jan 25, 2014
10:16 AM
By Will31687
Feb 04, 2015
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By Thorongil
Against cinephilia? 5 167
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Jan 19, 2015
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By acinephilo
Jan 29, 2015
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Artefactuality of Art (1, 2) 18 618
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Apr 06, 2014
8:03 AM
By invizzy
Jan 25, 2015
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By invizzy
Where does our sense of humor come from? (1, 2, 3) 23 417
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Dec 17, 2014
4:51 AM
By QuantumQueen
Jan 19, 2015
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By acinephilo
*NOT* Art. ? (1, 2, 3) 21 331
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Jan 06, 2015
9:34 PM
By Subsensible
Jan 18, 2015
1:30 PM
By BitterCrank
Is Music Useless? (1... 11, 12, 13) 120 5416
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May 04, 2012
9:10 PM
By William Hampton
Jan 12, 2015
11:10 PM
By jamalrob
Are video games art? (1... 45, 46, 47) 466 6799
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Apr 08, 2007
6:29 AM
By gameandwatch
Jan 06, 2015
10:57 AM
By TomRL
Is John Cage's "4'33" music? (1, 2) 17 213
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Jan 03, 2015
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By atrainradio
Jan 06, 2015
8:24 AM
By Cavacava
Art and Art Attempts (1, 2) 19 448
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Sep 15, 2014
5:53 AM
By invizzy
Jan 04, 2015
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Objective Beauty (1, 2, 3) 24 351
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Dec 21, 2014
12:06 AM
By invizzy
Dec 25, 2014
2:01 AM
By QuantumQueen
How I feel about art "experts" & more 4 140
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Dec 19, 2014
4:59 PM
By some greek
Dec 21, 2014
7:53 PM
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Aesthetics and taste. (1, 2) 10 218
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Nov 13, 2014
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By marxvolta
Dec 13, 2014
4:07 AM
By The Endangered Wumpus
The Ethics of Photo Manipulation(or lack thereof) (1, 2) 10 97
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Dec 11, 2014
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By The Ultimate Q
Dec 12, 2014
1:02 PM
By The Endangered Wumpus
Should works in the arts be judge based on the artist? 5 61
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By TheSerpentsGift
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Can literature transcend politics? (1, 2) 12 219
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