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9 edition of What good are the arts? found in the catalog.

What good are the arts?

by Carey, John

  • 194 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics,
  • Art -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Carey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBH39 .C373 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3403369M
    ISBN 10019530554X
    ISBN 109780195305548
    LC Control Number2005018494

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