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  • Perspektiven der Philosophie: Neues Jahrbuch, 32 / 2006by Wiebke Schrader; Georges Goedert; Martha Scherbel

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00

    Inhalt I. Erschlie�ung von Sinnräumen Jürgen GROSSE: Langeweile. Zur Metaphysik einer Stimmung Sigbert GEBERT: Welt, Sinn, Gefühle und das Nichts. Blinde Flecken der Systemtheorie Heinz-Gerd SCHMITZ: Onto-Semiotik. Zur Grundlegung der Zeichentheorie bei Saussure und Heidegger Vít zslav HORÁK: Das Bild als Werkzeug II. Fluchtpunkte der Freiheit... more...

  • The Unity of Imaginingby Fabian Dorsch

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 174.14

    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... more...

  • The Politics of Judgmentby Kennan Ferguson

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Consequences of Enlightenmentby Anthony J. Cascardi

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    Leading critic explores the link between politics, philosophy and aesthetics in a range of important thinkers. more...

  • Neo-Avant-Gardeby David Hopkins

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 131.60

    The neo-avant-garde of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, is due for a thoroughgoing reassessment. This collection of essays represents the first full-scale attempt to deal with the concept from an interdisciplinary standpoint. A number of essays in this book concentrate on fine art, particularly painting and sculpture, thereby adding significantly to the growing... more...

  • Theorien der Avantgardeby Christine Magerski

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 21.03

    Nicht ohne Häme bemerkte Arnold Gehlen 1966, dass es einmal eine wissenschaftliche Kunstlehre als wesentlichen Bestandteil der Philosophie gegeben habe, die als Ästhetik für Phänomene wie den Avantgardismus zuständig gewesen sei. Doch scheinen diese Bemühungen eingestellt, was Gehlen zum Anlass nimmt, den Avantgardismus aus der Perspektive der Soziologie... more...

  • Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Artsby Salim Kemal; Ivan Gaskell

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    This volume offers probing studies of the complex structure of aesthetic responses to nature. more...

  • The Aesthetics of Everyday Lifeby Andrew Light; Jonathan Smith

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    This book, a collection of newly commissioned essays by leading environmental philosophers, was originally to be published by Seven Bridges, a small scholarly press started by former editors at Stanford University Press. Seven Bridges is folding due to poor financing, and this book is now available. It is already in pages, with a cover design, and... more...

  • Nature and Landscapeby Allen Carlson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The roots of environmental aesthetics reach back to the ideas of eighteenth-century thinkers who found nature an ideal source of aesthetic experience. Today, having blossomed into a significant subfield of aesthetics, environmental aesthetics studies and encourages the appreciation of not just natural environments but also human-made and human-modified... more...

  • Kitschby Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 119.71

    Modern aesthetics is the product of a process of segregation. Works of art are something necessarily distinct from that which merely »finds the dubious acclaim of the crowd« (Schiller). All the way up to Adorno and beyond, this postulate asserted itself successfully. Any blurring of the boundaries between art and kitsch was pilloried as... more...