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Aesthetics

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  • Artists, Patrons, and the Publicby Barry Lord; Gail Dexter Lord

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 48.99

    Barry Lord and Gail Dexter Lord focus their two lifetimes of international experience working in the cultural sector on the challenging questions of why and how culture changes. The answer is a dynamic and fascinating discourse that sets aesthetic culture in its material, physical, social, and political context, illuminating the primary role of the... 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...

  • Art Beyond Representationby Barbara Bolt

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 35.00

    Refuting the assumption that art is a representational practice, Bolt?s striking argument engages with the work of Heidegger, Deleuze and Guattari, C.S.Peirce and Judith Butler to argue for a performative relationship between art and artist. Drawing on themes as diverse as the work of CÚzanne and of Francis Bacon, the transubstantiation of the Catholic... more...

  • Real Presencesby George Steiner

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65

    Real Presences argues that any understanding of the nature of language is based oná the assumption of God's presence, and discusses the influence of this oná literary criticism. more...

  • The Aesthetic Developmentby Meg Harris Williams

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 27.95

    'Few people would be better qualified than Meg Harris Williams to write this innovative and eagerly anticipated post-Kleinian book. Deeply versed in the opus of Bion and Meltzer, Harris Williams enhances the concept of "catastrophic change". The analyst who "eschews memory and desire" observes the subtle interplay of transference and countertransference... more...

  • The Hidden Order Of Artby Anton Ehrenzweig

    Orion 2011; US$ 32.87

    A revealing study into the relationship between psychology and the arts. more...

  • Transfigured Stagesby Margaret Hamilton

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 48.00

    Transfigured Stages: Major Practitioners and Theatre Aesthetics in Australia captures the excitement of a key period in the emergence of postdramatic theatre in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s. It is the first book to discuss work by The Sydney Front (1986 – 1993) and Open City (1987 – ), and engages contemporary cultural and aesthetic theory... more...

  • The Hidden Order Of Artby Anton Ehrenzweig

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    A revealing study into the relationship between psychology and the arts. more...

  • Art, Self and Knowledgeby Keith Lehrer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 23.99

    Art can provide us with a sensory experience that provokes us to reconfigure how we think about our world and ourselves. Theories of art have often sought to find some feature of art that isolates it from the rest of experience. Keith Lehrer argues, in opposition, that art is connected, not isolated, from how we think and feel, represent and react.... more...

  • Kant on Beauty and Biologyby Rachel Zuckert

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    A wide-ranging and original interpretation of Kant's Critique of Judgment. more...