Kraut, Robert
October 2012
Monist;Oct2012, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p684
Academic Journal
The article discusses ontology of art with the aim of specifying the kind of thing an artwork is, or its ontological category, particularly in music. The author promotes a global, grounded skepticism on the explanatory and/or justificatory power of ontological theories in general methodological concerns, addressing the kind of explanation construed to be provided by artworld ontologies, and offers alternative pictures of the goals of the ontologist.


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