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Aesthetics

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  • Ethik. Eine Einführungby Alfred Cyril Ewing; Bernd Goebel; Bernd Goebel

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 20.67

    Leicht verständliche Einführung in Fragestellungen und Probleme der Ethik und Metaethik von dem Antipoden Wittgensteins in dessen Cambridger Zeit. ? Ewings Buch erfuhr im englischen Original zehn Auflagen und erscheint hier zum ersten Mal auf Deutsch. - Wenn ein Philosoph (wie in Cambridge in den 1940er-Jahren geschehen) öffentlich bezweifelt, dass... more...

  • By the Late John Brockmanby John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    A radical, experimental work that challenges the boundaries of poetry, philosophy, and science. First published in 1969, this new and expanded edition of John Brockman?s first book,  By The Late John Brockman,  also includes the full text of  37  (1971), and  Afterwords  (1973). This edition features a new foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist, co-director... more...

  • Nietzsche und der Nihilismusby Eike Brock

    De Gruyter 2015; 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...

  • Place and Experienceby Jeff Malpas

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • Touching Surfacesby Anca Cristofovici

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 64.40

    Who isn’t seduced by the idea of an affinity between aging and aesthetics? Yet, when does aging truly begin? What attributes does the aesthetic embrace? Looking into startling photographic art of the past three decades, this book is prompted by such questions and turns them into a meditation on how aesthetics mediates our relation to time. The... more...

  • Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume Fiveby Herbert Marcuse; Douglas Kellner; Clayton Pierce

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.00

    This outstanding volume assembles some of Marcuse?s most important work and presents for the first time his unique syntheses of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and critical social theory. It includes a comprehensive introduction by Douglas Kellner, Tyson Lewis and Clayton Pierce, which places Marcuse?s philosophy in the context of his engagement with... more...

  • Schopenhauer, Philosophy and the Artsby Dale Jacquette

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 55.00

    This collection of essays examines Schopenhauer's thought and its enduring contribution to aesthetic theory. more...