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  • Empathyby Derek Matravers

    Wiley 2017; US$ 22.96 US$ 19.90

    How can we understand another person?s feelings, thoughts, words, or behaviour? Through empathy, it is hoped, we might use our imaginations to shift our perspective into another person?s, thereby grasping their thoughts and emotions. In this insightful new book, Derek Matravers negotiates the evolution of this fascinating concept. He explores... more...

  • How to Do Things with Silenceby Haig Khatchadourian

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 87.04

    This work is a detailed analytical study of different forms of silent doing.  It explores a range of topics related to silence, including the theory of silent doing and its relationship to other forms of action and communication, silence and aesthetics, the ethics and politics of silence, and the religious dimensions of silence.  The book,... more...

  • Place and Experienceby Jeff Malpas

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

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

  • Thinking Artby Antoon van den Braembussche

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 46.80

    This is one of the most systematic and comprehensive introductions to the philosophy of art (classical, modern and post-modern theories of art are discussed at length). It is ideal for teaching philosophy of art but can also be read by the general public. 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 Emancipationby Herbert Marcuse; Douglas Kellner; Clayton Pierce

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Edited by Douglas Kellner and Clayton Pierce, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation is the fifth volume of Herbert Marcuse's collected papers. Containing some of Marcuse?s most important work, this book presents for the first time his unique syntheses of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and critical social theory, directed toward human emancipation... more...

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

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 57.99

    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$ 58.00 US$ 47.56

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