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Aesthetics

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  • Explanation and Value in the Artsby Salim Kemal; Ivan Gaskell

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 36.00

    An interdisciplinary study of explanation and the construction of value regarding works of literature and painting. more...

  • Aesthetics and Ethicsby Jerrold Levinson

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 32.00

    This major collection of essays examines issues surrounding aesthetics and ethics. more...

  • Die Grenzen der Kunstby Markus Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.95

    "Ich denke manchmal", so Niklas Luhmann, "es fehlt uns nicht an gelehrter Prosa, sondern an gelehrter Poesie." Markus Koller zeigt, inwiefern Luhmanns umfassende Gesellschaftstheorie als ein Gesamtkunstwerk aus dem Geiste der Literatur verstanden werden muss. Kunstwerken gleich ist seine Theorie zu lesen als eine materialgebundene, eigendynamische... more...

  • Aestheticsby Nicolai Hartmann; Eugene Kelly; Eugene Kelly

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The book is the first English translation of Nicolai Hartmann's seminal book which addresses all philosophical questions of the arts. It will be of value to graduate students in philosophy, scholars concerned with 20th century Continental philosophy, students of aesthetics and art history and criticism, and persons in and out of academic... more...

  • Übergänge schaffenby Carmen Winkel; Ralf Pröve

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 27.01

    Mithilfe der Ritualforschung und dem Phänomen der Initiationsrituale fokussiert dieser Band das Milieu und damit die Lebenswelt Militär in der Frühen Neuzeit. Diese bislang ungewohnte Perspektive ermöglicht tiefenscharfe Einblicke in die Lebenswelt der frühneuzeitlichen Militärgesellschaft. Die Beiträge gehen insbesondere der Frage nach, welche Bedeutung... more...

  • The Unity of Imaginingby Fabian Dorsch

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Art And The Unconsciousby John M Thorburn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Politics of Judgmentby Kennan Ferguson

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99

    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...

  • Zur Geschichte der Ästhetik und Poetikby Vittorio Hösle

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 21.99

    Das Desiderat der Selbsteinholung in der Ästhetik Der Philosoph Vittorio Hösle bietet einen ebenso gelehrten wie fesselnden Rückblick auf die Geschichte der Ästhetik. Er spürt dem Weg nach, der zum gegenwärtigen Verständnis der Kunst geführt hat: Ausgehend von den Reflexionen der ältesten Hochkulturen zu einzelnen Künsten über die griechische Metaphysik... more...

  • Avantgarde und Modernismusby Wolfgang Asholt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The ubiquity of the avant-garde may lead us to wonder what remains of the original project. Despite its alleged failure or cooptation, the avant-garde and avant-garde theories helped to decenter, subvert, and transform the entire field of literature and aesthetics. With its projects of turning non-art into art and reconciling art and life,... more...