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Collingwood’s Aesthetics

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[Revised entry by Gary Kemp on July 2, 2020. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] R. G. Collingwood (1889 - 1943) was primarily a philosopher of history, a metaphysican and archaeologist, and considered his work in aesthetics - the principal work being his The Principles of Art (1938) - as secondary (for more about his general philosophy, see the entry on Robin George Collingwood). But the work in aesthetics has enjoyed a persistent readership that continues into the present. In the years after WWII he was probably...

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