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- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 44.00
Beauty and Islam' explores aspects of aesthetics in classical Islamic thought in the light of contemporary theories, offering new perspectives on Islamic art and architecture with examples ranging from the Qur'an and the Alhambra to the works of present day artists and philosophers. Tracing the roots of Islamic aesthetics back to the works of the great... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 14.99
A leading Polish philosopher of the 20th century, Roman Ingarden is principally renowned in Western culture for his work in aesthetics and the theory of literature. Jeff Mitscherling demonstrates, in this extensive work, how Ingarden's thought constitutes a major contribution to the more fundamental fields of ontology and metaphysics. Unparalleled... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 38.99
Praised in its original edition for its up-to-date, rigorous presentation of current debates and for the clarity of its presentation, Robert Stecker's new edition of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art preserves the major themes and conclusions of the original, while expanding its content, providing new features, and enhancing accessibility. Described... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 59.99
The Kantian Aesthetic explains the kind of perceptual knowledge involved in aesthetic judgments. It does so by linking Kant's aesthetics to a critically upgraded account of his theory of knowledge. This upgraded theory emphasizes those conceptual and imaginative structures which Kant terms, respectively, 'categories' and 'schemata'.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The book is the first English translation of Nicolai Hartmann's final book, published in 1953. It will be of value to graduate students in philosophy, scholars concerned with 20th century Continental philosophy, students of aesthetics and art history and criticism, and persons in and out of academic philosophy who wish to develop their aesthetic understanding... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 24.95
For Alain Badiou, theatre?unlike cinema?is the place for the staging of a truly emancipatory collective subject. In this sense theatre is, of all the arts, the one strictly homologous to politics: both theatre and politics depend on a limited set of texts or statements, collectively enacted by a group of actors or militants, which put a limit on the... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99
Nature?s Sublime provides a radical new vision of infinite nature and its deepest aesthetic dimensions as they are encountered by finite human sign users. Rather than looking to religion for healing and salvation, Nature?s Sublime argues that the arts provide a deeper relationship to the vast depths of nature. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Adorno, Benjamin, Foucault, Goodman,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
The notion of nihilism assumes a prominent place in Nietzsche?s thinking during the 1880s. Yet he had already condemned nihilistic Western culture in the Birth of Tragedy; in order to overcome nihilism, life must be aesthetically vindicated. The author analyzes the cultural and anthropological foundations of Nietzsche?s concept of nihilism. The book... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
A collection of essays on the approaches and applications of Deleuze's philosophy to the body. Using a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific and philosophical lines of enquiry, the contributors produce a truly multidisciplinary view of the Deleuzian body, inviting us to look afresh at art, movement and literature.The Deleuzian body is not... more...