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- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Humour is a universal feature of human life. In this Very Short Introduction Noel Carroll considers the nature and value of humour, from its leading theories and its relation to emotion and cognition, to ethical questions of its morality and its significance in shaping society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
Philosophy of Art is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics. It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art, neo-Wittgensteinism, the Institutional Theory of Art. as well as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
Noel Carroll, film scholar and philosopher, offers the first serious look at the aesthetics of horror. In this book he discusses the nature and narrative structures of the genre, dealing with horror as a "transmedia" phenomenon. A fan and serious student of the horror genre, Carroll brings to bear his comprehensive knowledge of obscure and forgotten... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49
In Comedy Incarnate , Noël Carroll surveys the characteristics of Buster Keaton’s unique visual style, to reveal the distinctive experience of watching Keaton’s films. Bold and provocative thesis written by one of America’s foremost film theorists Takes a unique look at the philosophies behind Keaton’s style Weighs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 23.95
In a recent poll of practicing art critics,†75 percent reported that rendering judgments on artworks was the least significant aspect of their job. This is a†troubling statistic for philosopher and critic Noel Carroll, who argues that that the proper task of the critic is not simply to describe, or to uncover hidden meanings or agendas, but†instead†to... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27
Art in Three Dimensions is a collection of essays by a leading figure in the philosophy of art. The animating idea behind Carroll's work is that philosophers of art should look beyond aesthetics and refocus their attention on the ways in which art enters the life of culture and influences the moral and emotional experiences of audience members. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
Minerva?s Night Out presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist NoŽl Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture Authored... more...