Now online: Summer 2010 issue of JAAC (with symposium on musical improvisation)

The Summer 2010 issue of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism is now online. You can find the hyper-linked table of contents below. The issue as a whole looks excellent, but we wanted to draw your attention, in particular, to the cluster of essays on the topic of musical improvisation, which includes contributions by Garry Hagberg, William Day, and others. Enjoy!

ARTICLES

  • The Uselessness of Art (p 205-214), PETER LAMARQUE
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 119K)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest about the Definition and Metaphysics of Art (p 215-223), JOSEPH MARGOLIS
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 114K)
  • Artistic Worth and Personal Taste (p 225-233), JERROLD LEVINSON
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 112K)
  • Actual Art, Possible Art, and Art’s Definition (p 235-241), GREGORY CURRIE
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 101K)
  • Street Art: The Transfiguration of the Commonplaces (p 243-257), NICHOLAS ALDEN RIGGLE
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 1466K)
  • Using Artistic Masterpieces as Philosophical Examples: The Case of Las Meninas (p 259-272), ROBERT WICKS
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 165K)

Symposium: Musical Improvisation

  • A Topography of Improvisation (p 273-280), PHILIP ALPERSON
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 317K)
  • On Rhythm (p 281-284), GARRY L. HAGBERG
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 317K)
  • Repetition and Self-Realization in Jazz Improvisation (p 285-290), JOHN M. CARVALHO
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 317K)
  • The Ends of Improvisation (p 291-296), WILLIAM DAY
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 317K)
  • Sonicism and Jazz Improvisation (p 297-299), GARY ISEMINGER
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 317K)

Book Reviews

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film edited by livingston, paisley and carl plantinga (p 301-303), CYNTHIA FREELAND
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Andy Warhol. by danto, arthur c. (p 303-305), DANIEL HERWITZ
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Comic Relief: A Comprehensive Philosophy of Humor by morreall, john (p 305-308), JOHN MARMYSZ
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Questions of Taste: The Philosophy of  Wine edited by smith, barry c (p 308-310), ERIC SAIDEL
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • On Architecture by rush, fred (p 310-313), DAVID GOLDBLATT
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Aesthetic Experience edited by shusterman, richard, and adele tomlin (p 313-315), CHRISTOPHER STEVENS
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • The Portal of Beauty: Towards a Theology of Aesthetics by forte, bruno (p 315-317), DAN VAILLANCOURT
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Why Music Moves Us by bicknell, jeanette (p 317-319), CHRISTOPHER BARTEL
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature edited by walden, scott (p 319-320), ZED ADAMS
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)
  • Aesthetics and Painting by gaiger, jason (p 320-323), DAVID DAVIES
  • Abstract | Full Text:   HTML,   PDF (Size: 236K)

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