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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 100.99
Gadamers writing on art is typically seen as supporting his philosophical theory of truth. Drawing together a coherent theory of the work of art from the corpus of Gadamers writings, this is the first full-length examination of Gadamer's theory of the work of art in its own right. Close readings of Gadamers treatment of aesthetics... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 100.99
Drawing on the philosophies of art developed by the continental authors and studies of Anglo-American philosophers, this book presents a panorama of the philosophy of art. It discusses definitions offered from the analytical school including Arthur Dantos representationalism, Diperts theories of artefactualism, Dickies institutional... more...
- Cuento de Luz SL 2013; US$ 9.99
Characterizing the imagination as something living and palpable, this fun and whimsical picture book will inspire young readers to let their own imaginations fly. The freedom and individuality that comes through imagination permeates this story as a child discovers she can be whoever she wants to be, change what she wants to change, and create what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts is the first comprehensive collection of papers by philosophers examining the nature of imagination and its role in understanding and making art. Imagination is a central concept in aesthetics with close ties to issues in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language, yet it has not received the kind... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Offering a unique 'debate' format, the third edition of the bestselling Arguing About Art is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy of art. This lively collection presents an extensive range of short, clear introductions to each of the discussions which include: sentimentality appreciation interpretation understanding objectivity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.95
Creativity is fundamental to human experience. In On Creativity David Bohm, the world-renowned scientist, investigates the phenomenon from all sides: not only the creativity of invention and of imagination but also that of perception and of discovery. This is a remarkable and life-affirming book by one of the most far-sighted thinkers of modern times. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Christine Battersby is a leading thinker in the field of philosophy, gender studies and visual and literary aesthetics. In this important new work, she undertakes an exploration of the nature of the sublime, one of the most important topics in contemporary debates about modernity, politics and art. Through a compelling examination of terror, transcendence... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
This study examines how key figures in the German aesthetic tradition Kant, Schelling, Friedrich Schlegel, Hegel, and Adorno attempted to think through the powers and limits of art in post-Enlightenment modernity. Ayon Maharaj argues that the aesthetic speculations of these thinkers provide the conceptual resources for a timely dialectical... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Fernsehserien wie Alias, CSI, Fringe, Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under, Heroes, Lost, Private Practice, The Shield, The Sopranos, Dexter, True Blood, 24, Ugly Betty oder The Wire erfreuen sich weltweiter Beliebtheit. Gerade die letzte Dekade brachte eine Vielzahl an Formaten hervor, die unter dem Label Quality TV sowohl ein breites Publikum... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
This study addresses the relationship between Japanese aesthetics, a field steeped in philosophy and traditional knowledge, and anime, a prominent part of contemporary popular culture. There are three premises: (1) the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics find concrete expression at the most disparate levels of everyday life; (2) the abstract... more...