Chapter 5. “Solid Objects,” Solid Objections: On Virginia Woolf and Philosophy

  1. Garry L. Hagberg Chair
  1. Paisley Livingston Chair Professor Head

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302813.ch5

Art and Ethical Criticism

Art and Ethical Criticism

How to Cite

Livingston, P. (2009) “Solid Objects,” Solid Objections: On Virginia Woolf and Philosophy, in Art and Ethical Criticism (ed G. L. Hagberg), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302813.ch5

Editor Information

  1. University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Author Information

  1. Lingnan University (Hong Kong), Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. New Directions in Aesthetics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dominic McIver Lopes3 and
  2. Berys Gaut4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of British Columbia, Canada

  2. 4

    University of St Andrews, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134835

Online ISBN: 9781444302813

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Keywords:

  • literature and moral responsibility;
  • “Solid Objects” and its interpretations;
  • On Virginia Woolf and Philosophy;
  • towards an alternative interpretation;
  • “Solid Objects” as reductio ad absurdum of One Kind of Aesthetic Theory;
  • rapture does not suffice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Solid Objects” and Its Interpretations

  • Towards an Alternative Interpretation

  • “Solid Objects” as a reductio ad absurdum of One Kind of Aesthetic Theory

  • Rapture does not Suffice