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This treatise on aesthetics starts by way of exhibiting that the be aware "art" is used as a reputation not just for "art right" but in addition for convinced issues that are "art falsely so called." those are craft or ability, magic, and leisure, every one of which, via confusion with artwork right, generates a fake aesthetic conception. during attacking those theories the writer criticizes quite a few mental theories of paintings, deals a brand new conception of magic, and reinterprets Plato's so-called "attack on art," exhibiting that it's been solely misunderstood. ultimately, he attracts vital inferences about the place of paintings in human society.

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