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  • Refiguring the Realby Christopher Braider

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36

    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...

  • Art Meets Mathematics in the Fourth Dimensionby Stephen Lipscomb

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 84.23

    To see objects that live in the fourth dimension we humans would need to add a fourth dimension to our three-dimensional vision. An example of such an object that lives in the fourth dimension is a hyper-sphere or ?3-sphere.? The quest to imagine the elusive 3-sphere has deep historical roots: medieval poet Dante Alighieri used a 3-sphere to convey... more...

  • Future City Architecture for Optimal Livingby Stamatina Th. Rassia; Panos M. Pardalos

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 84.23

    This book offers a wealth of interdisciplinary approaches to urbanization strategies in architecture centered on growing concerns about the future of cities and their impacts on essential elements of architectural optimization, livability, energy consumption and sustainability. It portrays the urban condition in architectural terms, as well as the... more...

  • Database Aestheticsby Victoria Vesna

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00

    Database Aesthetics examines the database as cultural and aesthetic form, explaining how artists have participated in network culture by creating data art. more...

  • Cultural Appropriation and the Artsby James O. Young

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    Now, for the first time, a philosopher undertakes a systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise. Cultural appropriation is a pervasive feature of the contemporary world (the Parthenon Marbles remain in London; white musicians from Bix Beiderbeck to Eric Clapton have appropriated musical... more...

  • Psyche and the Artsby Susan Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Does art connect the individual psyche to history and culture? Psyche and the Arts challenges existing ideas about the relationship between Jung and art, and offers exciting new dimensions to key issues such as the role of image in popular culture, and the division of psyche and matter in art form. Divided into three sections - Getting into... more...

  • Artistic Bedfellowsby Holly Crawford

    UPA 2008; US$ 49.99

    This is a collection of historical essays, critical papers, case studies, interviews, and comments from scholars and practitioners that shed new light on the growing field of collaborative art. It examines the field broadly, while asking specific questions with regard to issues of interdisciplinary and cultural difference, as well as the psychological... more...

  • The Big Fishby Anna Bonshek; Corrina Bonshek; Lee Fergusson

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 116.20

    While debate continues in the fields of the sciences and humanities as to the nature of consciousness and the location of consciousness in the brain or as a field phenomenon, in the Vedic tradition, consciousness has been understood and continues to be articulated as an infinite field of intelligence at the basis of all forms of existence. This infinite... more...

  • Writing and Seeingby Rui Carvalho Homem; Maria de Fatima Lambert

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 119.00

    The essays in this volume are informed by a variety of theoretical assumptions and of critical methodologies, but they all share an interest in the intersections of word and image in a variety of media. This unifying rationale secures the present collection’s central position in the current critical context, defined as it predominantly is by ways... more...

  • Framing Borders in Literature and Other Mediaby Werner Wolf; Walter Bernhart

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 140.00

    This book is both a contribution to an interdisciplinary study of literature and other media and a pioneering application of cognitive and frame-theoretical approaches to these fields. In the temporal media a privileged place for the coding of cognitive frames are the beginnings while in spatial media physical borders take over many framing functions.... more...