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  • Verwantschap in Extremenby Marc de Wilde

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 69.50

    De filosoof Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) en de jurist Carl Schmitt (1889-1985) behoren tot de eersten die de terugkeer van religie in moderne democratieËn onder de aandacht brachten en onderwierpen aan een scherpe analyse. In de jaren twintig en dertig zouden zij een dialoog met elkaar zijn aangegaan over politieke theologie. Deze dialoog tussen Schmitt... more...

  • Wittgenstein and Aestheticsby Alessandro Arbo; Michel LeDu; Sabine Plaud

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.71

    Wittgenstein has written a great number of remarks relevant to aesthetical issues: he has questioned the relation between aesthetics and psychology as well as the status of our norms of judgment; he has drawn philosophers? attention to such topics as aspect-seeing and aspect-dawning, and has brought insights into the nature of our aesthetic... more...

  • The Aesthetics of the Graz Schoolby Venanzio Raspa

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 141.48

    This is the first volume devoted to the aesthetics of the Graz school. V. Raspa?s introduction gives an outline of the aesthetic themes and exponents of the school. D. Jacquette argues for a Meinongian subjectivistic aesthetic value theory. B. Langlet deals with aesthetic properties and emotions. Ch.G. Allesch presents Witasek's aesthetics... more...

  • Subjectivity, Process, and Rationalityby Michel Weber; Pierfrancesco Basile

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 141.48

    This volume gathers prominent international scholars to celebrate the complex legacy of Reiner Wiehl, whose work has been instrumental in bringing together the European tradition of prima philosophia as represented by Plato, Spinoza, Kant and Hegel, with the adventurous speculative renewal of the twentieth century by Alfred North Whitehead.... more...

  • Uncontrollable Beauty: Toward a New Aestheticsby Bill Beckley

    Allworth Press 2001; US$ 24.99

    The notion of beauty and its relationship to contemporary art is once again arousing passionate discussion and wide-spread debate among artists, writers, critics, and curators. Uncontrollable Beauty is the first anthology to capture this new wave of critical discourse, examining the role of beauty in twentieth-century art and culture in order to redefine... more...

  • Die Macht der Schönheitby Peter Cornelius Mayer-Tasch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 21.03

    Auf den ersten Blick scheinen die politische Kategorie der Macht und das ästhetische Phänomen der Schönheit wenig gemein zu haben. Da dem Menschen jedoch ein vielgestaltiges Verlangen nach Schönheit an- und eingeboren ist, vermag diese auch in vielerlei Gestalt Macht über ihn zu gewinnen. Wer daher in dieser oder jener Form und Weise Schönheit verkörpert... more...

  • Ausgewählte Schriftenby Michael Hißmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 185.03

    Es gehört zu den wirksamsten Dogmen der Aufklärungsforschung, dass die deutschsprachige Philosophie keine materialistische Theorie ausgebildet habe Die Texte Michael Hißmanns (1752?1784) zeigen dagegen, dass sich im Kontext der Göttinger empiristischen Schule im späten 18. Jahrhundert durchaus ein ambitionierter Materialismus entwickelte.... more...

  • Post-Historyby Vilém Flusser; Rodrigo Maltez Novaes

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    In Post-History , Vilém Flusser asks the essential question: Is there any room left for freedom in a programmed world? Written as a series of lectures to be delivered at universities in Brazil, Israel, and France, this first English translation of Post-History brings to an anglophone readership Flusser?s first critique of apparatus as the... more...

  • Classic and Romantic German Aestheticsby J. M. Bernstein

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This 2002 volume offers translations of major works of classic and romantic German aesthetics. more...

  • Selected Writings on Aestheticsby Johann Gottfried Herder; Gregory Moore

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 115.00 US$ 92.00

    A seminal figure in the philosophy of history, culture, and language, Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) also produced some of the most important and original works in the history of aesthetic theory. A student of Kant, he spent much of his life striving to reconcile the opposing poles of Enlightenment thought represented by his early mentors. His... more...