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Museum in Transition A Philosophical Perspective

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ISBN-10: 1560983965

ISBN-13: 9781560983965

Edition: 2000

Authors: Hilde S. Hein

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 9/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

HILDE HEIN, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross, is the author of The Exploration: The Museum as Laboratory. CAROLYN KORSMEYER, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, is the co-author of Feminist Scholarship: Kindling the Groves of Academe, and the author of numerous articles on aesthetics.

Preface
Introduction: From Object to Experience
Museum Typology
Museums and Communities
Transcending the Object
Museum Experience and the "Real Thing"
Museum Ethics: The Good Life of the Public Servant
Museums and Education
The Aesthetic Dimension of Museums
Conclusion: The Museum in Transition
Notes
Index