Chapter 25. Heidegger's Ontology of Art

  1. Hubert L. Dreyfus and
  2. Mark A. Wrathall
  1. Hubert L. Dreyfus

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996492.ch25

A Companion to Heidegger

A Companion to Heidegger

How to Cite

Dreyfus, H. L. (2005) Heidegger's Ontology of Art, in A Companion to Heidegger (eds H. L. Dreyfus and M. A. Wrathall), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996492.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110921

Online ISBN: 9780470996492

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Keywords:

  • ontology;
  • subjectivism;
  • aesthetic experience;
  • museums;
  • american culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: World, Being, and Style

  • The Work of Art as Manifesting a World

  • The Work of Art as Articulating a Culture's Understanding of Being

  • Heidegger: Artworks as Reconfiguring a Culture's Understanding of Being

  • Conclusion: Can an Artwork Work for Us Now?