Jerrold Levinson  

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Jerrold Levinson (born 11 July 1948 in Brooklyn) is an American philosopher. He is particularly noted for his work on the aesthetics of music, as well as for his search for meaning and ontology in film, art and humour.

In Contemplating Art (2006), Levinson wrote a chapter on erotic art, "Erotic Art and Pornographic Pictures", partly in response to a text by Matthew Kieran's text “Pornographic Art” (2001).





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