Reviews by Tilghman


"Art or Bunk?", by Ian Ground, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (Summer), 267-8.


"Something about O. K. Bouwsma", by Ronald Hustwit, The Philosophical Quarterly 44 (July), 394-5.


"Ludwig Wittgenstein, Architect", by Paul Wijdeveld, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 53 (Fall), 451.


"Philosophy in Practice", by Adam Morton & "Introducing Philosophy", by D.Z. Phillips, Philosophical Investigations 20:4, 361-5.

"Understanding Language Aquisition", by Christina Erneling, Dialogue 36 (Spring), 425-7.


Aesthetic Value, by Alan H. Goldman, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 57:1 (Winter), 81-2.

Reviews of Tilghman

On But is it Art?


Beardsmore, R. W., Times Higher Education Supplement (22 February, 1985), 25.

Charlton, William, Philosophy 61 (April, 1986), 253-61.

Fuller, Peter, The Burlington Magazine 127 (Aug, 1985), 542-3.

Iseminger, Gary, The Journal of Aesthetic Education 20 (Fall, 1986), 115-17.

Lord, Catherine, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 45 (Winter, 1986), 203-5.

Montefiore, Alan, Notes and Queries 33 (June, 1986), 281-2.

Pardee, Hearne, Art Journal 48 (Summer, 1989), 194-6.

Shusterman, Richard, The British Journal of Aesthetics 25 (Summer, 1985), 285-8.


On Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics


Carney, James D., The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 50 (Fall, 1992), 337-8.

Gowans, Christopher W., International Philosophical Quarterly 34 (Mar, 1994), 128-9.

Hodges, Michael, The Review of Metaphysics 46 (June, 1993), 875-7.

Jones, K., The British Journal of Aesthetics 32 (Jan, 1992), 80-1.

Maine, Edward W., Philosophical Investigations 16:4 (1993), 342-6.

Neill, Alex, Philosophy 67 (July, 1992), 412-14.

Roberts, Robert, The Journal of Religious Ethics 22 (Fall, 1994), 407.


On An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion


Middleton, Darren, Southern Humanities Review, 30 (Fall, 1996), 379-82.

Books by B. R. Tilghman

The Expression of Emotion in the Visual Arts (Nijnoff, 1970)

Editor of: Language and Aesthetics (UP of Kansas, cop. 1973)

But is it Art? The Value of Art and the Temptation of Theory (Blackwell, 1984).

Wittgenstein, Ethics and Aesthetics: Thw View from Eternity (Macmillan, 1991)

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion (Blackwell, 1994)



"Aesthetic Perception and the Problem of the 'Aesthetic Object'", Mind (July)


"Philosophy and the Uses of Literature", in Ganter Joseph (ed) Actes du VIIe congres international d'esthetique / Proceedings of the VIIth International Congress of Aesthetics (Bucharest: Editura Academiei Republicii Socialiste Romania, 1976).


"Aesthetic Descriptions and Secondary Senses", Philosophical Investigations 3:3, 1-15. See also Peter Kivy: "Secondary Senses and Aesthetics Concepts: A Reply to Professor Tilghman", and Tilghman: "Reply to Professor Kivy", both in Philosophical Investigations 4:1 (1981), 35-40.


"Danto and the Ontology of Literature", The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 40:3, 293-9.


"Seeing and Seeing As in Wittgenstein's Tractatus", Philosophical Investigations 6:2, 116-34.


"Understanding People and Understanding Art", in Akten des 8. Internationalen Wittgenstein Symposiums : 15. bis 21. August 1983, Kirchberg am Wechsel (Österreich). (Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky), 153-92.


"The Moral Dimension of the Philosophical Investigations", Philosophical Investigations 10:2, 99-117.


"Picture Space and Moral Space", The British Journal of Aesthetics 28 (Autumn), 317-26.

"Seeing and Seeing AS", AI & Society, v. 2, 303-13.


"Estetiske beskrivelser og forklaringer", Norsisk estetisk tidskrift 4, 5-14.


"Literature, Philosophy and Nonsense", The British Journal of Aesthetics 30:3, 256-65.


"What is it Like to be an Aardvark?", Philosophy 66 (July), 325-38.


"Charles Le Brun: Theory, Philosophy and Irony", The British Journal of Aesthetics 32 (January), 123-33.

"Discerning Humanity in Works of Art", Norsisk estetisk tidskrift 8, 87-96.


"Reply to Professor Cebik", The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 52 (Fall), 464-6. (In response to L. B. Cebik "Secondary Language and Secondary Art", JAAC 52 459-64.)

"Sincerity and Seriousness", in Åhlberg & Zaine (eds) Aesthetic Matters: Essays presented to Göran Sörbom on his 60th birthday (Uppsala University, 1994), 144-53.


"Conceptual Dimensions of the History of Art", in Richard Wollheim (ed), Gombrich on Art and Psychology (Manchester UP).

"Perpective, Painting and the Look of the World", Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Culture: Proceedings of the 18th International Wittgenstein Symposium. (eds. Johannessen & Nordenstam), 321-37.


"Aesthetic Judgments, Rational Justification and Imponderable Evidence", in Kjell S. Johannessen (ed.) Wittgenstein and Aesthetics: Proceedings from the Skjolden Symposium (Department of Philosophy, Skriftserien nr. 14), 100-115.


"Isn't Belief in God an Attitude?", International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 43:1 (Feb.), 17-28.

"Wittgenstein, Ludwig: Survey of Thought", entry in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Michael Kelly (ed).


"Reflections on Art and Ontology", Norsisk estetisk tidskrift 18, 69-80.

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