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A fifth argument towards defining art, with a normative tinge that is psychologistic quite than sociopolitical, takes the truth that there is not a philosophical consensus concerning the definition of art as purpose to hold that no unitary concept of art exists. Concepts of art, like all ideas, in any case, should be used for the purpose they best serve. So not all art ideas must be used for the same functions. Art ought to be defined provided that there is a unitary idea of art that serves all of art’s numerous functions – historical, typical, aesthetic, appreciative, communicative, and so forth. So, since there is no purpose-independent use of the idea of art, art should not be outlined (Mag Uidhir and Magnus 2011; cf. Meskin 2008). In response, it’s noted that some account of what makes numerous concepts of art concepts of art is still required; this leaves open …

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