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Philosophy and museums : essays on the philosophy of museums / edited by Victoria S. Harrison, Anna Bergqvist and Gary Kemp.

Book Book ([2016])
Description: x, 385 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, [2016]
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  • ISBN: 9781107545670
  • ISBN: 1107545676
General Note: From the conference Philosophy and Museums sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy and held at the University of Glasgow in 2013--Cited from page 12 and http://royalinstitutephilosophy.org/events/conferences/ (viewed on December 13, 2016).
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-385).
Contents: Introduction / Victoria S. Harrison, Anna Bergqvist, Gary Kemp -- Museums and their paradoxes / Mark O'Neill -- The open museum and its enemies: an essay in the philosophy of Museums /Charles Taliaferro -- The museum of big ideas / Ivan Gaskell -- Museums and the nostalgic self / Michael P. Levine -- ' A sudden surprise of the soul': wonder in museums and early modern philosophy / Beth Lord -- Context and experiencing the sacred / David Brown -- Are Holocaust museums unique? /Paul Morrow -- Museums, ethics and truth: why museums' collecting policies must face up to the problem of testimony / Philip Tonner -- The ethics of trusteeship and the biography of objects /Andreas Pantazatos -- People and things: questions museums make us ask and answer / Alda Rodrigues -- What do we see in museums? / Graham Oddie -- An honest display of fakery: replicas and the role of museums / Constantine Sandis -- Word and object: museums and the matter of meaning / Garry L. Hagberg -- Framing effects in museum narratives: objectivity in interpretation revisited /Anna Bergqvist -- The participatory art museum: approached from a philosophical perspective / Sarah Hegenbart.
Summary: Contributions from the conference Philosophy and Museums sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy and held at the University of Glasgow in 2013.

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Harrison, Victoria S. "Philosophy and museums : essays on the philosophy of museums." Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, 2016.

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