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Aesthetics

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  • Cartographies of the Absoluteby Alberto Toscano; Jeff Kinkle

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    An aesthetics of the economy for the twenty-first century. more...

  • Classic and Romantic German Aestheticsby J. M. Bernstein

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00

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

  • Constructing Knowledge Artby Al Selvin; Simon Buckingham Shum

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book is about how people (we refer to them as practitioners) can help guide participants in creating representations of issues or ideas, such as collaborative diagrams, especially in the context of Participatory Design (PD). At its best, such representations can reach a very high level of expressiveness and usefulness, an ideal we refer to as... more...

  • Die Grenzen der Kunstby Markus Koller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Ich möchte zuerst Gabriela Muri, meiner Frau, danken. Ohne sie und unsere beiden Töchter, Michelle und Chiara, hätte die Ausarbeitung des vorliegenden Buches nur halb so viel Freude gemacht. Ohne dieses sehr schöne und ber- chernde Zusammenleben wäre diese Arbeit kaum denkbar gewesen. Aldo Lanfranconi, mein prägender langjähriger Lehrer und Freund,... more...

  • European Aestheticsby Robert L. Wicks

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 30.00

    In this seminal study, Robert Wicks provides a sweeping survey of European Aesthetics over the last two hundred years. Presenting the theories of sixteen important continental thinkers including Kant, Nietzsche, Freud, and Derrida, this the only comprehensive study of the evolution of continental thought in this key area of philosophy. Highlighting... more...

  • 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...

  • Göttergleich - Gottverlassenby Bettina Vaupel

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2005; US$ 48.17

    Prometheus ist eine der widersprüchlichsten Figuren der griechischen Mythologie und wie kaum eine andere in unserem kulturellen Gedächtnis verankert. Mal als Frevler geschmäht, mal als Retter gefeiert, blieb der feuerbringende Halbgott durch die Zeiten lebendig und steht bis heute für Wissen und Innovation. In den Künsten hat die Sage von Prometheus... more...

  • Perspektiven der Philosophie: Neues Jahrbuch, 32 / 2006by Wiebke Schrader; Georges Goedert; Martha Scherbel

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00

    Inhalt I. Erschlie�ung von Sinnräumen Jürgen GROSSE: Langeweile. Zur Metaphysik einer Stimmung Sigbert GEBERT: Welt, Sinn, Gefühle und das Nichts. Blinde Flecken der Systemtheorie Heinz-Gerd SCHMITZ: Onto-Semiotik. Zur Grundlegung der Zeichentheorie bei Saussure und Heidegger Vít zslav HORÁK: Das Bild als Werkzeug II. Fluchtpunkte der Freiheit... 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...

  • Selected Writings on Aestheticsby Johann Gottfried Herder; Gregory Moore

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 108.00

    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...