Art and Intention: A Philosophical Study by Professor Paisley Livingston
Foucault and Derrida by Sean Burke
Aesthetics (Fundamentals of Philosophy) by Colin Lyas
Intentions in the Experience of Meaning by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
Interpretation. An Essay in the Philosophy of Literary Criticism by P.D.Juhl
Validity in Interpretation by E.D.Hirsch Jr.
The Aesthetic as the Science of Expression and of the Linguistics in General by B. Croce
A Theory of Art by Karol Berger
Art and Significance- an Anthology of Aesthetic Theory ed. by S.Ross
Cinema. Philosophy, Bergman by Paisley Livingston
Other well written texts to consider include:
Principle texts arguing primarily against the relevance of authorial intention include:
Recommended Secondary reading :
Stecker, R. (2006) “Interpretation and the Problem of Relevant Intention.” Contemporary Debates in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. Ed. M. Kieran. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 269–81.
Other related reading: