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Aesthetics

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  • Rhetoricby Aristotle; W. Rhys Roberts

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    One of the seminal works of Western philosophy, Aristotle's Rhetoric vastly influenced all subsequent thought on the subject ? philosophical, political, and literary. Focusing on the use of language as both a vehicle and a tool to shape persuasive argument, Aristotle delineates with remarkable insight both practical and aesthetic elements and... more...

  • Laocoonby Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; Ellen Frothingham

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.95

    According to Greek mythology, Laocoon was a Trojan priest who, along with his two sons, offended the gods. As punishment, the three were strangled by sea serpents. The discovery in 1506 of an ancient Greek sculpture showing the three figures in their death agony not only gave rise to renewed interest in the classical period but also created repercussions... more...

  • Aisthetics of the Spiritsby Steffen Schneider

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische InformationenPD Dr. Steffen Schneider hat zurzeit eine Vertretungsprofessur für romanistische Literaturwissenschaft an der Universität Trier inne. ReiheepiFaNIen ? Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär - Band 001 more...

  • Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heideggerby Wesley Phillips

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger explains how two notoriously opposed German philosophers share a rethinking of the possibility of metaphysics via notions of music and waiting. This is connected to the historical materialist project of social change by way of the radical Italian composer Luigi Nono. more...

  • The Philosophy of Designby Glenn Parsons

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    The Philosophy of Design is an introduction to the fundamental philosophical issues raised by the contemporary practice of design. The first book to systematically examine design from the perspective of contemporary philosophy, it offers a broad perspective, ranging across key philosophical areas such as aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics and... more...

  • The Negritude Movementby Reiland Rabaka

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 129.99

    The Negritude Movement provides readers with not only an intellectual history of the Negritude Movement but also its prehistory (W.E.B. Du Bois, the New Negro Movement, and the Harlem Renaissance) and its posthistory (Frantz Fanon and the evolution of Fanonism). more...

  • Place and Experienceby Jeff Malpas

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 48.00

    This book offers a wide-ranging philosophical account of the human relation to place. more...

  • A Philosophy of Gardensby David E. Cooper

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 24.99

    Why do gardens matter so much and mean so much to people? That is the intriguing question to which David Cooper seeks an answer in this book. Given the enthusiasm for gardens in human civilization ancient and modern, Eastern and Western, it is surprising that the question has been so long neglected by modern philosophy. Now at last there is a philosophy... more...

  • How to Study Art Worldsby Hans van Maanen

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    This necessary and thought-provoking study brings together the organisational side of the world of the arts and the understanding of the many functions art fulfi lls in our culture. more...

  • Critique of Judgementby Immanuel Kant

    Free Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    A refreshing approach to the study of major Western philosophers. Introductory essays by noted scholars enliven each volume with insights into the human side of the great thinkers, and provide authoritative discussions of the historical background, evolution, and importance of their ideas. Highly recommended as stimulating classroom texts. more...