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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 97.50
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95
Almost all of us would agree that the experience of art is deeply rewarding. Why this is the case remains a puzzle; nor does it explain why many of us find works of art much more important than other sources of pleasure. Art and Knowledge argues that the experience of art is so rewarding because it can be an important source of knowledge about ourselves... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Art and Morality is a collection of groundbreaking new papers on the theme of aesthetics and ethics, and the link between the two subjects. A group of distinguished contributors tackle the important questions that arise when one thinks about the moral dimensions of art and the aesthetic dimension of moral life. The volume is a significant contribution... more...