Testimony, Understanding, and Art Criticism

In Christy Mag Uidhir (ed.), Philosophy and Art: New Essays at the Intersection. Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
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I present a puzzle – the “puzzle of aesthetic testimony” – along with a solution to it that appeals to the impossibility of testimonial understanding. I'll criticize this solution by defending the possibility of testimonial understanding, including testimonial aesthetic understanding.

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Allan Hazlett
Washington University in St. Louis


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