Art and its objects
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Art and its objects with six supplementary essays by Wollheim, Richard

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Aesthetics

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Wollheim.
LC ClassificationsBH"39"W64"1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 270 p
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20151236M
ISBN 100521437784

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