Philosophy of the Arts

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

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Empirical Beauty? 3 38
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Jun 29, 2015
8:36 AM
By invizzy
Jun 29, 2015
12:56 PM
By jkop
Music as a Language (1, 2, 3, 4) 37 860
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Feb 22, 2014
3:28 PM
By Peacemonkey
Jun 28, 2015
9:02 PM
By Sayso
Those Who Advocate Silence On The Subject of Music (1... 8, 9, 10) 94 1309
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Apr 05, 2015
8:44 PM
By Geilern
Jun 25, 2015
2:48 PM
By Oh, heck
If Realism, Why Art? (1, 2, 3) 21 470
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Mar 08, 2015
7:47 AM
By i, etcetera
Jun 24, 2015
10:26 PM
By Oh, heck
Art considered as a study of objectively existing phenomena (1, 2) 13 155
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Jun 14, 2015
2:39 PM
By Robert Lockhart
Jun 24, 2015
1:46 PM
By Robert Lockhart
Is John Cage's "4'33" music? (1, 2, 3) 20 329
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Jan 03, 2015
8:50 AM
By atrainradio
Jun 23, 2015
3:47 PM
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brainstorm feedback? 1 37
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Apr 02, 2015
12:37 AM
By neone
Jun 22, 2015
6:16 PM
By Oh, heck
The Music of Sound (1... 4, 5, 6) 58 962
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Jun 05, 2014
6:19 PM
By JTC
Jun 22, 2015
1:57 PM
By Oh, heck
Kant and the Immoral Artist 3 72
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Jun 20, 2015
7:30 AM
By purplesoup
Jun 21, 2015
9:46 AM
By jkop
Aggressive or irritable beauty. 8 118
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Jun 17, 2015
8:08 AM
By Lady Wolves
Jun 18, 2015
2:43 PM
By 3017amen
Did any of you read Barthes? Pleasure/bliss 0 22
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Jun 16, 2015
7:32 AM
By GrandHeronBleu
Jun 16, 2015
7:32 AM
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Can The Arts Make Us Miserable? 2 63
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Jun 15, 2015
6:12 PM
By Hebrides
Jun 15, 2015
9:30 PM
By Balbez
Chords, guitar, metal music etc. (1, 2, 3) 24 390
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Jun 09, 2015
7:06 AM
By onthisforum
Jun 12, 2015
12:09 PM
By m-theoryrules
In what way does "show, don't tell" make writing better? 8 128
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Jun 11, 2015
5:38 AM
By Danone
Jun 12, 2015
6:47 AM
By Petronius Jablonski
How should artists be treated in society? 5 84
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Jun 08, 2015
6:02 AM
By Danone
Jun 09, 2015
10:05 AM
By debeau1966
Was Plato a Artist and the Republic Art? 0 16
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Jun 09, 2015
9:54 AM
By debeau1966
Jun 09, 2015
9:54 AM
By debeau1966
Popular music is legitimate art (Advocatus Diaboli) (1, 2) 14 196
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Jun 04, 2015
8:33 AM
By Thorongil
Jun 07, 2015
5:35 PM
By 3017amen
Cerebral interference in the emotional taking-in of art. 1 63
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May 16, 2015
4:42 AM
By Parsifal145
May 28, 2015
4:33 AM
By GrandHeronBleu
Describe your experience of beauty (1, 2) 15 315
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May 19, 2015
5:59 AM
By GrandHeronBleu
May 28, 2015
4:28 AM
By GrandHeronBleu
Did something happen to Popular Music? (1, 2, 3) 20 433
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May 14, 2015
7:22 AM
By ssu
May 16, 2015
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