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Aesthetics

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

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 41.00

    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...

  • Ästhetikby Franz von Kutschera

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 63.00

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  • Kitschby Wolfgang Braungart

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    Die moderne Ästhetik hat sich in einem Prozeß der Abgrenzung herausgebildet: Das Kunstwerk muß sich nun von dem unterscheiden, was nur den »zweideutigen Beifall des großen Haufens findet« (Schiller). Bis hin zur Ästhetik Adornos und noch über ihn hinaus hat sich dieses Postulat durchgehalten. Jede Verwischung der Grenzen zwischen Kunst... more...

  • Ästhetik im Umbruchby Mirjam Storim

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 154.00

    Was passiert mit einer Universalsemantik wie der Ästhetik um 1900, als die deutsche Gesellschaft den Umbruch von einer stratifiktorischen hin zu einer funktionalen Differenzierungsform vollzieht? »Ästhetik im Umbruch« fragt nach den zentralen Begriffen von Ästhetiken der Jahrhundertwende und ihrer Funktion in der Selbstbeschreibung der... more...

  • Art and Enlightenmentby Jonathan Friday

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.99

    During the intellectual and cultural flowering of Scotland in the 18th century few subjects attracted as much interest among men of letters as aesthetics - the study of art from the subjective perspective of human experience. All of the great philosophers of the age - Hutcheson, Hume, Smith and Reid - addressed themselves to aesthetic questions. Their... more...

  • Japanese Aesthetics and Animeby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    This study addresses the relationship between Japanese aesthetics, a field steeped in philosophy and traditional knowledge, and anime, a prominent part of contemporary popular culture. There are three premises: (1) the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics find concrete expression at the most disparate levels of everyday life; (2) the abstract... more...

  • Aesthetics in Present Futureby Brunella Antomarini; Adam Berg; Alain Cohen; Rob Spruijt; Erith Jaffe-Berg; Miltos Manetas; Alessandro Lanni; Roberto Diodato; Domenico Parisi; Teresa Iaria; Peter B. Lunenfeld; Ysamur Flores Pena

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 66.00

    The theme of Aesthetics in Present Future concerns the new chances the arts have and the deep changes they are undergoing, due to the new media, and the digital world in which we are growingly immersed. That this world is to be understood from an aesthetic point of view, become clear if we think of how much of what we produce, and observe and... more...