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- Verso Books 2013; US$ 24.95
For Alain Badiou, theatre?unlike cinema?is the place for the staging of a truly emancipatory collective subject. In this sense theatre is, of all the arts, the one strictly homologous to politics: both theatre and politics depend on a limited set of texts or statements, collectively enacted by a group of actors or militants, which put a limit on the... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99
Nature?s Sublime provides a radical new vision of infinite nature and its deepest aesthetic dimensions as they are encountered by finite human sign users. Rather than looking to religion for healing and salvation, Nature?s Sublime argues that the arts provide a deeper relationship to the vast depths of nature. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Adorno, Benjamin, Foucault, Goodman,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
The notion of nihilism assumes a prominent place in Nietzsche?s thinking during the 1880s. Yet he had already condemned nihilistic Western culture in the Birth of Tragedy; in order to overcome nihilism, life must be aesthetically vindicated. The author analyzes the cultural and anthropological foundations of Nietzsche?s concept of nihilism. The book... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
A collection of essays on the approaches and applications of Deleuze's philosophy to the body. Using a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific and philosophical lines of enquiry, the contributors produce a truly multidisciplinary view of the Deleuzian body, inviting us to look afresh at art, movement and literature.The Deleuzian body is not... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This volume is the first collection of articles dedicated to Wittgenstein?s thoughts on colour, focusing in particular on his so-called Remarks on Colour, a piece of writing that has received comparably little attention from Wittgenstein scholars. The articles discuss why Wittgenstein wrote so intensively about colour during the last years of his life... more...
- Cybereditions 2001; US$ 12.95
Arguing that traditional answers to the question ?What is art?? are partial at best, Arnold Berleant contends that we need to understand art as a complex aesthetic field encompassing all the factors that form the context and experience of art. more...
- Cybereditions 2000; US$ 12.95
Peter Lamarque's refreshing, polemical anthology on the philosophy of literature covers the field's key debates: the role of the author, literary appreciation, the nature of fiction, the pleasures of tragedy, and the question of censorship. After a comprehensive and engaging introduction, five robust essays examine the central themes of the aesthetics... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 24.99
Why do gardens matter so much and mean so much to people? That is the intriguing question to which David Cooper seeks an answer in this book. Given the enthusiasm for gardens in human civilization ancient and modern, Eastern and Western, it is surprising that the question has been so long neglected by modern philosophy. Now at last there is a philosophy... more...