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- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95
Now available in a fully revised and updated second edition, this accessible and insightful introduction outlines the central theories and ongoing debates in the philosophy of art. Covers a wide range of topics, including the definition and interpretation of art, the connections between artistic and ethical judgment, and the expression and elicitation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
How do movies evoke and express ethical ideas? What role does our emotional involvement play in this process? What makes the aesthetic power of cinema ethically significant? Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film addresses these questions by examining the idea of cinema as a medium of ethical experience with the power to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The first edition of Stephen Mulhall's acclaimed On Film was a study of the four Alien films, and made the highly original and controversial argument that films themselves can philosophise. In its second edition, On Film increased its breadth and vision considerably to encompass films such as the Mission: Impossible series and Steven Spielberg's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Originally published in 1905, Bosanquet?s translation of Hegel?s Philosophy of Fine Art brings Hegel?s commentary and analysis of what constitutes beauty and fine art to an English audience as well as presenting his own viewpoints on the work and what is at the heart of true philosophical theory. This title will be of interest to students of philosophy... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available
Deleuze and the Body puts the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to work to trace the multiple lines of thought and affect that inhabit the ideas and attitudes to the body. It analyses how bodies are formed in certain relationships: to power, to creativity and to affectivity. The contributors use a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific and philosophical... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
Taste as Experience puts the pleasure of food at the center of human experience. It shows how the sense of taste informs our preferences and relationship to nature, pushes us toward ethical practices of consumption, and impresses upon us the importance of aesthetics. Eating is often dismissed as a necessary aspect of survival, and our personal enjoyment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation between the art and technology of film, the nature of film realism, how narrative fiction films narrate, how we engage emotionally with films, and whether films can philosophize. Two new essays by leading figures in the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 32.99
Disgust is a strong aversion, yet paradoxically it can constitute an appreciative aesthetic response to works of art. Artistic disgust can be funny, profound, sorrowful, or gross. This book examines numerous examples of disgust as it is aroused by art and offers a set of explanations for its aesthetic appeal. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Katya Mandoki advances in this book the thesis that it is not only possible but crucial to open up the field of aesthetics (traditionally confined to the study of art and beauty) toward the richness and complexity of everyday life. She argues that in every process of communication, whether face to face or through the media, fashion, and political propaganda,... more...