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Keith Lehrer

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195304985

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.001.0001

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Artistic Creation, Freedom, and Self

Artistic Creation, Freedom, and Self

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Art, Self and Knowledge
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Keith Lehrer

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0006

This chapter is about the freedom of artistic creation, the story of the life of the artist, and the self. The selection, by the artist, of some exemplars of his or her experience, like the choice of what constitutes his or her art, creates the story or artwork. It is a free choice, an ownership choice, of what constitutes his or her creation. Exemplarized experiences loop back on to themselves, referring to themselves, as they exhibit a part of the story they represent. Ownership choice expresses a power preference of autonomy that includes an ultrapreference for what has value. This is a kind of generic value that a life and artistic creations of a life possess. The ownership choice of the artist, whether of iconoclasm or consensual aggregations, loops back unto itself, tying the created world of the art and artist up, down, and together.

Keywords:   Fischer, Velleman, Lopes, self-expression, freedom, autonomy, power preference, ownership choice, consensual aggregation, Spencer-Brown

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