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  • Perspectives on Perceptionby Mary Margaret McCabe; Mark Textor

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    This series aims to present work by authors who conceive of philosophy as a cooperative scientific enterprise. In this sense it is guided by the methodological ideal of analytic philosophy, while also being open to contributions from any area of philosophy,both of historical or systematic nature. more...

  • Werkzeuge und Instrumenteby Philippe Cordez; Matthias Krüger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 77.00

    Was verbindet Hammer, Pinsel und Geige? Werkzeuge und Instrumente vermitteln zwischen menschlichem Körper und Materie. So genießen diese Objekte eine genuine Gemeinsamkeit, und doch gründet gerade in der Differenz beider Begriffe die abendländische Unterscheidung zwischen handwerklichen und künstlerischen bzw. musikalischen oder wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Das haptische Bildby Markus Rath; Jörg Trempler; Iris Wenderholm

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Die körperlich-plastische Wirkung von Artefakten stellt eine maßgebliche Grundlage ihrer bildaktiven Kompetenz dar. Im Gegensatz zur Auffassung, dass Bilder als virtuelle Medien allein dem Visus verpflichtet seien, steht die Erkenntnis einer Bildwahrnehmung, die stets auf mehrere Sinne ausgerichtet ist. In diesem Band sind Beiträge versammelt,... more...

  • Klee as in Clayby Wilfred J. McConkey

    UPA 1987; US$ 31.99

    To find more information about Rowman and Littlefield titles, please visit www.rowmanlittlefield.com. more...

  • Zen Doodleby Tonia Jenny; Amy Jones

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    Bring on the doodles! Zen doodle, that is! In Zen Doodle: Tons of Tangles , you'll find gorgeous images of the best doodle art from around the world. This collection of drawings and painted canvases from dozens of contributors features thousands of tangle patterns and doodle designs to inspire you to doodle anything and everything. Create a mythical,... more...

  • Sociology Looks at the Artsby Julia Rothenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Sociology Looks at the Arts is intended as a concise yet nuanced introduction to the sociology of art. This book will provide a foundation for teaching and discussing a range of questions and perspectives used by sociologists who study the relationship between the arts ? including music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and new media... more...

  • Artistic Practicesby Tasos Zembylas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Art matters. It affects us in our daily lives and is full of meanings that are valuable to all of us. As a catalyst for social interactions, art may either cause public conflict and create dissensions or facilitate mutual understanding and strengthen collective bonds. All of this is grounded in practices that develop and change along social interaction,... more...

  • Art's Emotionsby Damien Freeman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Despite the very obvious differences between looking at Manet?s Woman with a Parrot and listening to Elgar?s Cello Concerto, both experiences provoke similar questions in the thoughtful aesthete: why does the painting seem to express reverie and the music, nostalgia? How do we experience the reverie and nostalgia in such works of art? Why do we... more...

  • Learning How to Fallby T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Beginning with Richard Drew?s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11,?Learning How to Fall?investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: ? Does the mediatization of the event overwhelm the fact of the event itself? How... more...

  • Refiguring the Realby Christopher Braider

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63

    In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture?particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Because critics have conventionally explained visual images in terms... more...