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    • At the borders of arthood : a methodology for the definition of art 

      Dos Santos, Miguel F. (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
      The first-order debate about the definition of art focuses on the ‘What is art?’ question and those who engage in it answer the question by putting forward definitions (or at least characterizations) of art. The second-order ...
    • Defining art culturally : modern theories of art - a synthesis 

      Fokt, Simon (University of St Andrews, 2013-06-27) - Thesis
      Numerous theories have attempted to overcome the anti-essentialist scepticism about the possibility of defining art. While significant advances have been made in this field, it seems that most modern definitions fail to ...