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Aesthetics

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  • 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...

  • The Aesthetic Mindby Elisabeth Schellekens; Peter Goldie

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    The Aesthetic Mind breaks new ground in bringing together empirical sciences and philosophy to enhance our understanding of art and the aesthetic. An eminent international team of experts explores the roles of emotion, imagination, empathy, and beauty in this realm of human experience, discussing visual and literary art, music, and dance. more...

  • Ernst Jünger und die Bundesrepublikby Matthias Schöning; Ingo Stöckmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96

    Even today Ernst Jünger (1895?1998) still continues to provoke debate. However, the source of this provocation is mainly his militant early work, whereas the civilian years of the Federal Republic have generally remained obscure. The contributions of this book focus exclusively on Jünger?s writings from the time after 1945 and explore... more...

  • Sinnlichkeit und Verstandby Konrad Vorderobermeier

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 157.19

    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...

  • Landscape, Natural Beauty and the Artsby Salim Kemal; Ivan Gaskell

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This volume offers probing studies of the complex structure of aesthetic responses to nature. more...

  • The Aesthetics of Everyday Lifeby Andrew Light; Jonathan Smith

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    This book, a collection of newly commissioned essays by leading environmental philosophers, was originally to be published by Seven Bridges, a small scholarly press started by former editors at Stanford University Press. Seven Bridges is folding due to poor financing, and this book is now available. It is already in pages, with a cover design, and... more...

  • Nature and Landscapeby Allen Carlson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The roots of environmental aesthetics reach back to the ideas of eighteenth-century thinkers who found nature an ideal source of aesthetic experience. Today, having blossomed into a significant subfield of aesthetics, environmental aesthetics studies and encourages the appreciation of not just natural environments but also human-made and human-modified... more...

  • Fantasies Erotiquesby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Au cours de ce voyage, nous rencontrerons une variété et une diversité de points de vue sur les mille métamorphoses de la sexualité. Elles nous montrent que rien n?est plus naturel que le désir sexuel, et qu?en même temps, rien n?est moins naturel que les formes sous lesquelles ce désir s?exprime et cherche son assouvissement. Cet ouvrage est une invitation... more...

  • Kitschby Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 123.50

    Modern aesthetics is the product of a process of segregation. Works of art are something necessarily distinct from that which merely »finds the dubious acclaim of the crowd« (Schiller). All the way up to Adorno and beyond, this postulate asserted itself successfully. Any blurring of the boundaries between art and kitsch was pilloried as... more...

  • Ästhetikby Franz von Kutschera

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 63.00

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