Picturing the World

Picturing the World

Book - 1986
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Scientists are portrayed as champions of objectivity and truth, and artists as champions of subjectivity and creative expression. Through analysis of modern art, John C. Gilmour shows how misleading is this separation of the world into objective and subjective spheres. This false dichotomy depends upon a dated philosophy of mind. The issues posed are developed from the ideas of Nietzche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Gadamer, Ricoeur, Wittgenstein, Rorty, Dewey, and Whitehead. Picturing the World requires us to reconceive the role of the artist in the creative process and the role of the arts in general.
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1986
ISBN: 9780887060939
0887060935
9780887060922
0887060927
Call Number: 701 G426p
Characteristics: xi, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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