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Aesthetics

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  • Rhetoric Of The Unselfconscious In D H Lby Masami Nakabayashi

    UPA 2011; US$ 32.99

    In this study of the Lady Chatterley novels, Masami Nakabayashi pays particular attention to D.H. Lawrence's language for the feelings and for the life of the unselfconscious, sexual body. The novels constantly find ways of verbalising the characters' internalised experiences as they occur in states of unselfconsciousness. Lawrence's language for sensual... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Aestheticsby Berys Gaut; Dominic Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 34.95

    This companion addresses fundamental questions about the nature and value of art in a vibrant growing field within philosophy. This volume should prove invaluable both to curious newcomers and to professionals. more...

  • Saving Beautyby Kathryn B. Alexander

    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...

  • Sensibility and Senseby Arnold Berleant

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.99

    Aesthetic sensibility rests on perceptual experience and characterizes not only our experience of the arts but our experience of the world. Sensibility and Sense offers a philosophically comprehensive account of humans' social and cultural embeddedness encountered, recognized, and fulfilled as an aesthetic mode of experience. Extending the range... more...

  • Sinnlichkeit und Verstandby Konrad Vorderobermeier

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    For Kant, sensibility and reason are the two cornerstones for all knowledge that is possible for us. The question of their mediation has occupied Kant researchers ever since the publication of the Critique of Pure Reason . By analyzing the most important theoretical elements of the critique of reason, the author offers a new approach... more...

  • Sublimityby James Kirwan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Sublimity addresses the nature of the sublime experience itself, and the function that experience has played, and continues to play, within aesthetic discourse. The book both updates and revises existing treatments of the sublime in the eighteenth century, examines its neglected role in the nineteenth century aesthetics, and analyzes the significance... more...

  • Technik und Lebenswirklichkeitby Anne-Maren Richter; Christian Schwarke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 25.54

    Philosophen, Theologen und Soziologen deuteten in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts die Technik als ein die gesamte Lebenswirklichkeit prägendes Phänomen. Dabei entwickelten sie sehr unterschiedliche Positionen: Walter Benjamin sah in der Technik einen Weg, die Wirklichkeit neu zu konstruieren; Rudolf Bultmann nahm die Technik zum Anlass, das... more...

  • Theorien der Avantgardeby Christine Magerski

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Transfigurementsby John Sallis

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    Transfigurements develops a framework for thinking about art through innovative readings of some of the most important philosophical writing on the subject by Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. Sallis exposes new layers in their texts and theories while also marking their limits. By doing so, his aim is to show that philosophy needs to attend to art directly.... more...

  • Unordentliche Collectaneaby Jörg Robert; Friedrich Vollhardt

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 133.00

    Lessing?s Laocoon: An Essay on the Limits of Painting and Poetry (1766) represents a turning point in 18th c. aesthetics. This volume offers detailed presentations about the productive openness of this ?irregular collectanea.? Lessing does not intend to propose a systematic aesthetics, but rather to present a ?fermenta cognitionis? that,... more...