By Samuel B. Mallin (auth.)
Art Line Thought discusses the most matters that beset our time and philosophy via finding those comparable matters in works of art and describing heavily what's proven there. whereas respecting their changes, artwork and philosophy are therefore made to pass from side to side into each other, delineating in clean methods our issues approximately nature, the human and non-human, the physique, femininity, ecology, know-how, textism, the top of background, neighborhood, postmodernism, relativism and non-Eurocentric ethics. A `philosophy of line' gathers those matters, opposing the present dominance of `word' and linguistic analyses. artwork has lengthy been conscious that the road communicates which means at the very least in addition to the note. the amount is split among modern and prehistoric paintings which will show the presumptions of `Western' tradition and the way we'd circulate past it. because the publication is a critique of Eurocentric pondering and prose, it really works at discovering new forms of either.
Its philosophical meditation is directed both to those that are intellectually drawn to modern and prehistoric artwork, in theories of postmodern tradition and feedback, and in anthropology.
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