collingwood - ByWilliamCarlosWilliams(1962) Ihaveeaten...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
R. G. Collingwood From The Principles of Art I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold By William Carlos Williams (1962)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
R. G. Collingwood 1889-1943 Professor at Oxford Famous for aesthetics and philosophy of  history Philosopher, also archaeologist and  historian specializing in Roman Britain Principles of Art  written in 1934, an  attempt to define art
Background image of page 2
Is Art a Craft? Argues against Plato and Aristotle: art is not a craft. Some art may be also a craft, but art is not  identical to a craft. Characteristics of crafts (Some artworks may have these, but some have none. All crafts have  all of them): A distinction between means and ends A distinction between planning and execution Conception of end precedes means Distinction between raw material and finished product Distinction between form and matter Crafts are in a hierarchical relationship to one another
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/05/2009 for the course PHIL phil230 taught by Professor Elizabeth during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

Page1 / 8

collingwood - ByWilliamCarlosWilliams(1962) Ihaveeaten...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online