"I certainly never write a review about a book I don't think worth reviewing, a flat-out bad book, unless it's an enormously fashionable bad book." --
says, John Gardner in Conversations with John Gardner
Quoted from 'Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations'     Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah. ISBN: 8185689423 (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p.150. Available @ Amazon.com

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Philosophy Now devotes its current issue to art and aesthetics

PS. This is not a comment from my desktop. But, I like to connect whatever comes from a forgotten name, Notes and Queries, and now in a new life from a creative mind, João Ribas's Blog

Philosophy Now devotes its current issue to art and aesthetics, with Anja Steinbauer introducing the issue with two provocative questions: “What is the point of philosophical aesthetics? Why force aesthetics and philosophy together?”
That issue is part of the focus of my upcoming lecture at SVA in October, specifically in how it relates to criticism, practice, and the ethical imperative of addressing the world. (Joseph Brodsky: Aesthetics is the mother of ethics) [continue reading]

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