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Aesthetics

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  • Aesthetic Disinterestednessby Thomas Hilgers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows, and that the effect of such an adoption is that it... more...

  • Aesthetic Transcendentalism in Emerson, Peirce, and Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Paintingby Nicholas Guardiano

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book proposes an original philosophy of nature, contributes to our understanding of two of America?s greatest philosophers, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Charles S. Peirce, and examines the philosophical expressions of the art of nineteenth-century American landscape painting. more...

  • The Perceptual Structure of Three-Dimensional Artby Paul M.W. Hackett

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.64

    This book deals with philosophical aspects regarding the perception of spatial relationships in two and three-dimensional art. It provides a structural understanding of how art is perceived within the space created by the artwork, and employs a mapping sentence and partial order mereology to model perceptual structure. It reviews the writing of philosophers... more...

  • Medieval Aestheticsby C. Barrett

    De Gruyter 1971; US$ 116.72

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  • Art, Mind, and Narrativeby Julian Dodd

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    This volume presents new essays on art, mind, and narrative inspired by the work of the late Peter Goldie. Topics covered include the role of narrative thinking in our lives, the nature of our imaginative engagement with fiction, the emotions and their role in motivating action, and the nature of conceptual art. more...

  • The Aesthetic Imperativeby Peter Sloterdijk; Karen Margolis

    Wiley 2017; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    In this wide-ranging book, renowned philosopher and cultural theorist Peter Sloterdijk examines art in all its rich and varied forms: from music to architecture, light to movement, and design to typography. Moving between the visible and the invisible, the audible and the inaudible, his analyses span the centuries, from ancient civilizations to contemporary... more...

  • The Art of Freedomby Juliane Rebentisch

    Wiley 2016; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    The concept of democratic freedom refers to more than the kind of freedom embodied by political institutions and procedures. Democratic freedom can only be properly understood if it is grasped as the expression of a culture of freedom that encompasses an entire form of life. Juliane Rebentisch’s systematic and historical approach demonstrates... more...

  • The Method of Equalityby Jacques Ranci?re; Julie Rose

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The development of Rancière’s philosophical work, from his formative years through the political and methodological break with Louis Althusser and the lessons of May 68, is documented here, as are the confrontations with other thinkers, the controversies and occasional misunderstandings. So too are the unity of his work and the distinctive... more...

  • Black is Beautifulby Paul C. Taylor

    Wiley 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    Black is Beautiful identifies and explores the most significant philosophical issues that emerge from the aesthetic dimensions of black life, providing a long-overdue synthesis and the first extended philosophical treatment of this crucial subject. The first extended philosophical treatment of an important subject that has been almost entirely... more...

  • Four Arts of Photographyby Dominic McIver Lopes

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    Four Arts of Photography explores the history of photography through the lens of philosophy and proposes a new scholarly understanding of the art form for the 21 st century. Re-examines the history of art photography through four major photographic movements and with case studies of representative images Employs a top-down, theory to case... more...