Marvelous Images: On Values and the Arts by Kendall Walton (Charles Stevenson Collegiate Professor of Philosophy, Charles Stevenson Collegiate Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan)
The twelve essays by Kendall Walton in this volume address a broad range of issues concerning the arts. Walton introduces an innovative account of aesthetic value, and explores relations between aesthetic value and values of other kinds. His classic 'Categories of Art' is included, as is 'Transparent Pictures', his controversial account of what is special about photographs. A new essay investigates the fact that still pictures are still, although some of them depict motion. New postscripts have been added to several of the reprinted essays.