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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book examines the role of atmospheres in daily life, and defines their main characteristics. Outlining the typical phenomenological situations in which we experience atmospheres, it assesses their impact on contemporary aesthetics. It puts forward a philosophical approach which systematises a constellation of affects and climates, finds patterns... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Attracting philosophers, politicians, artists as well as the educated reader, Edmund Burke's Philosophical Enquiry, first published in 1757, was a milestone in western thinking. This edited volume will take the 250th anniversary of the Philosophical Enquiry as an occasion to reassess Burke's prominence in the history of ideas. Situated on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
First published in 1938, this title presents the greater part of the 1933 Gifford Lectures in natural theology, given by Edwyn Bevan. The questions raised regarding the element of symbolism in religious conceptions takes the reader to the very heart of the religious problem, and addresses some of the most fundamental questions posed by theology and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 27.99
Gabriel Rockhill opens new space for rethinking the relationship between art and politics. Rather than understanding the two spheres as separated by an insurmountable divide or linked by a privileged bridge, Rockhill demonstrates that art and politics are not fixed entities with a singular relation but rather dynamically negotiated, sociohistorical... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Kathryn B. Alexander argues that natural beauty is a source of religious insight into the need and way of salvation, and this project develops a theological aesthetics of nature and beauty with an aim toward cultivating a theological and ethical framework for redeemed life as participation in ecological community. With interdisciplinary verve, engaging... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00
Inhalt I. ErschlieÃ?ung von SinnrÃ¤umen JÃ¼rgen GROSSE: Langeweile. Zur Metaphysik einer Stimmung Sigbert GEBERT: Welt, Sinn, GefÃ¼hle und das Nichts. Blinde Flecken der Systemtheorie Heinz-Gerd SCHMITZ: Onto-Semiotik. Zur Grundlegung der Zeichentheorie bei Saussure und Heidegger VÃt zslav HORÃK: Das Bild als Werkzeug II. Fluchtpunkte der Freiheit... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 195.00
In this highly ambitious, wide ranging, immensely impressive and ground-breaking work Fabian Dorsch surveys just about every account of the imagination that has ever been proposed. He identifies five central types of imagining that any unifying theory must accommodate and sets himself the task of determining whether any theory of what imagining consists... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Drawing on recent contributions to philosophy, economics, cultural studies, feminism, psychology, and anthropology, The Politics of Judgment demonstrates how modern political identities depend upon and are formed by aesthetic judgment. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 39.48
Mithilfe der Ritualforschung und dem Phänomen der Initiationsrituale fokussiert dieser Band das Milieu und damit die Lebenswelt Militär in der Frühen Neuzeit. Diese bislang ungewohnte Perspektive ermöglicht tiefenscharfe Einblicke in die Lebenswelt der frühneuzeitlichen Militärgesellschaft. Die Beiträge gehen insbesondere der Frage nach, welche Bedeutung... more...