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Art and Truth after Plato is a highly important contribution to the philosophy of art, aesthetics, and the history of philosophy generally. Tom Rockmore successfully explores one of the fundamental problems in the history of philosophy, namely, appearance and reality, mimesis and representation, and their bearing on the question of truth, and he does so in a way that is engaging and highly readable. Indeed, the literary style of Tom Rockmore is exceptionally lucid and clear. His work easily ranks with the best in contemporary philosophy.”
(Alan Olson, Boston University)

“In Art and Truth after Plato, Tom Rockmore offers a rich and enlightening reconstruction of the history of Western aesthetics in light of Plato’s fundamental thesis that disjoins art from truth. This is a powerful interpretive idea that leads to a highly successful book.”
(Angelica Nuzzo, City University of New York)

“Known for his habit of providing a grand sweep of the history and philosophically pertinent literature of (often) poorly grasped, contentious questions—the meaning of Kant’s ‘Copernican revolution,’ Hegel’s ‘circular epistemology,’ the actual relationship between Kant and German Idealism, among his familiar topics—Tom Rockmore now advances a most instructive overview of Plato’s classic charge against the cognitive competence of the fine arts. Quite literally, Rockmore canvasses the entire philosophical tradition in fashioning a fresh, indeed a legible compendium of the essential disputes a responsible reader will want to have in hand to assess the question’s present state of play or to enter the lists effectively.”
(Joseph Margolis, Temple University)

“Founded on a broad acquaintance with historical, cultural, and philosophical events and trends, Rockmore’s discussion builds through detailed analyses of central texts in the philosophy of art and aesthetics, such as Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Poetics, Kant’s Critique of Judgment, Hegel’s Lectures on Fine Art, and writings by Marx, Engles, and Lukics.”
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About the Author

Tom Rockmore is a McAnulty College Distinguished Professor and professor of philosophy at Duquesne University and Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Institute of Foreign Philosophy at the Peking University. He is the author of many books, most recently Before and After 9/11: A Philosophical Examination of Globalization, Terror, and History and Kant and Phenomenology, the latter published by the University of Chicago Press.
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