Merit, aesthetic and ethical by Marcia Muelder Eaton

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aesthetics,
  • Ethics,
  • Art -- Moral and ethical aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-245) and index.

Book details

StatementMarcia Muelder Eaton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBH39 .E265 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23241288M
ISBN 100195140249
ISBN 109780195140248
LC Control Number00028555

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