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Aesthetics

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  • Rhetoric Of The Unselfconscious In D H Lby Masami Nakabayashi

    UPA 2011; US$ 32.99

    In this study of the Lady Chatterley novels, Masami Nakabayashi pays particular attention to D.H. Lawrence's language for the feelings and for the life of the unselfconscious, sexual body. The novels constantly find ways of verbalising the characters' internalised experiences as they occur in states of unselfconsciousness. Lawrence's language for sensual... more...

  • Nelson Goodman and the Case for a Kalological Aestheticsby Dr Nikolaos Gkogkas; Professor T. J. Diffey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Based on Nelson Goodman's conception of language and of pragmatically inherited meaning, this book looks at the arts as systems of particular symbols. The author offers an approach to kalology as a metaphysical implication of symbological functioning. more...

  • Sensibility and Senseby Arnold Berleant

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.99

    Aesthetic sensibility rests on perceptual experience and characterizes not only our experience of the arts but our experience of the world. Sensibility and Sense offers a philosophically comprehensive account of humans' social and cultural embeddedness encountered, recognized, and fulfilled as an aesthetic mode of experience. Extending the range... more...

  • Die Permanenz des Ästhetischenby Sarah Linke; Melanie Sachs; Sabine Sander; Stefan Niklas; Robert Zwarg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Sammelband ist aus einer Ringvorlesung hervorgegangen, die unter dem gleichen Titel im Wintersemester 2007/08 am Institut für Kulturwissenschaften der Universität Leipzig stattfand. Da diese Vorlesungsreihe sowohl aus einem bes- deren Anlass ins Leben gerufen als auch in einer besonderen Form verwirklicht wurde, sollen nun einige Worte dazu... more...

  • 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...

  • Ästhetikby Alexander G Baumgarten; Dagmar Mirbach

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2007; US$ 70.62

    Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714-1762) ist der Begründer der Ästhetik als eigener philosophischer Disziplin. Sein bedeutendstes Werk zur Ästhetik als 'Wissenschaft der sinnlichen Erkenntnis', die er der Logik gleichberechtigt an die Seite stellt, ist die Aesthetica (1750/58), die mit dieser Ausgabe nach rund 250 Jahren erstmals in einer vollständigen... more...

  • The Aesthetic Mindby Elisabeth Schellekens; Peter Goldie

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 38.99

    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$ 182.00

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 40.00

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

  • Sinnlichkeit und Verstandby Konrad Vorderobermeier

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    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...