Interpretation and Transformation.
Explorations in Art and the Self.
Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2007, XIII, 154 pp.
Value Inquiry Book Series 187
Interpretation and Translation (IT).
In this book, Michael Krausz addresses the concept of interpretation in the visual arts, the emotions, and the self. He examines competing ideals of interpretation, their ontological entanglements, reference frames, and the relation between elucidation and self-transformation.
“This book marks a decisive moment in the philosophical scholarship on interpretation. Krausz is a unique figure in the current philosophical climate, equally capable of theoretical sophistication, eloquence, and compelling argumentation. Widely acclaimed for his major contributions to interpretation theory, he has now added a crucial dimension to his work, and to the field itself.”
Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, Carnegie-Mellon University (Author: Yesterday's Self; Editor: Interpretation and Its Objects: Studies in the Philosophy of Michael Krausz)
Interpretation and Translation (IT) explores philosophical issues of interpretation and its cultural objects. It also addresses commensuration and understanding among languages, conceptual schemes, symbol systems, reference frames, and the like. The series publishes theoretical works drawn from philosophy, rhetoric, linguistics, anthropology, religious studies, art history, and musicology.
Part One: Interpretation
Ideals of Interpretation
Singularism, Multiplism, and Their Differences
On the Idea of Multiplism
Intentionality and its Objects
On Imputation: Against Projectionism
Relativism and its Reference Frames
Constructive Realism: An Ontological Byway
Part Two: Transformation
Changing Reference Frames, Changing Emotions
Art and Self-Transformation: Creating and Becoming
Self-Transformation and Limits of Interpretation
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