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Language of architecture

some reflections on Nelson Goodman's theory of symbols

Ammon, Sabine

This article discusses the status of buildings as works of art. Judging architecture cannot be restricted to aesthetics, since architecture is an extremely interdisciplinary art. As a ‚joint venture’, the example of architecture shows strengths as well as shortcomings of Goodman’s theory of symbols.
Published in: From logic to art : themes from Nelson Goodman, 10.1515/9783110327199.321, Ontos-Verlag