The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying

2017.06.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darren Hudson Hick and Reinold Schmücker (eds.), The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying, Bloomsbury, 2016, 432pp., $94.00 (hbk),
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2017.06.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Darren Hudson Hick and Reinold Schmücker (eds.), The Aesthetics and Ethics of Copying, Bloomsbury, 2016, 432pp., $94.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781474254519. Reviewed by Wesley D. Cray, Texas Christian University The title of this volume might suggest that its contents converge upon a rather narrow set of issues: aesthetic and ethical issues pertaining to the act of copying. One might expect to find contributions building mostly on formative work by philosophers such as Nelson Goodman and Denis Dutton and, hence, anticipate discussions couched largely within the framework of contemporary analytic aesthetics. Working through the twenty essays and the introduction, however, the reader will quickly notice that, while these initial expectations may not be entirely inaccurate, they simply do not do justice to the impressive breadth of work being done here. The volume, edited by Darren Hudson Hick and Reinold Schmücker,. . .

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