Philosophy of the Arts

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

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Can architecture be art? (1... 6, 7, 8) 77 982
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Aug 30, 2013
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Articles/books on Nietzsche's thoughts on art 1 51
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Fascinating Fascism -- Susan Sontag (1974) (1, 2) 16 1672
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Aug 11, 2013
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Aug 15, 2013
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Using the 'Artworld' to define art (1, 2, 3, 4) 33 1067
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Oct 27, 2012
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By GilesField
Is everything around me considered an art? (1, 2) 13 2200
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By seeingitforreal
Aug 08, 2013
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Is there such a thing as too much knowledge? 5 916
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By drawingisdead
Aug 07, 2013
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Socrates Ion and Poetry (1, 2) 13 977
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Jun 17, 2013
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Aug 06, 2013
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Music is both subjective and objective (1, 2, 3) 21 5367
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Aug 03, 2013
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By Magnus Anderson
Aug 04, 2013
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Poetry and Song 6 119
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Jul 24, 2013
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By ciceronianus
Jul 25, 2013
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By mcdoodle
Art as the opposite of sex (1, 2) 16 334
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Mar 28, 2013
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By hughsmith23
Jul 24, 2013
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Nihilism about art (1... 4, 5, 6) 55 385
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Jun 02, 2013
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By professional knower
Jul 23, 2013
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By jpell
Can "reality" in a work undermine its value as art? (1, 2) 14 101
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Jun 26, 2013
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By usernames are absurd
Jul 15, 2013
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By alienkrampus
Beauty does not exist (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) 49 1377
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The significance of death metal (1, 2, 3) 24 1240
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Jun 12, 2013
1:29 AM
By Ao
Jul 02, 2013
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By Lewis Smart
Music and the Mundane 1 36
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May 28, 2013
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By DowelRod
Jun 11, 2013
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By DesertMan
Contemporary visual 'Art' 3 20
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Apr 07, 2013
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By Robert Lockhart
May 28, 2013
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By likdis
The Belief That Music Is Not A Fundamental Art (1, 2) 13 417
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May 22, 2013
11:32 AM
By Druskin
May 24, 2013
1:57 PM
By Bainnbridge
Is life art? (1, 2, 3, 4) 38 1485
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Aug 16, 2011
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By lukas_panek
May 14, 2013
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By figueroa
Is Music an Evolutionary Adaptation? (1, 2) 15 754
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Aug 15, 2012
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By Scg8866t
May 11, 2013
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Misunderstanding About Beauty 3 76
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Apr 03, 2013
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May 03, 2013
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