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Aesthetics

  • Liberalism and Human Sufferingby A. Abbas

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 97.65

    A materialist critique of the politics, poetics and economics of suffering in liberalism that argues for attention to the labour of suffering of the victim in many well-meaning but flawed politics of redress, and imagines forms of representation, solidarity and justice that better honour the history and materiality of this labour. more...

  • Charles Taylorby Ruth Abbey

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    Taylor is beyond question one of the most distinctive figures in the landscape of contemporary philosophy. more...

  • Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700-1766)by Eric Achermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 130.28

    Johann Christoph Gottsched is one of the key figures in the early German enlightenment. This volume covers the entire gamut of Gottsched research, re-examines all accepted wisdom, and proposes new assessments for discussion. It pays particular attention to lesser known aspects of Gottsched?s work, such as his contributions to the natural... more...

  • Literature, Ethics, and Aestheticsby S. Achilles

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 78.11

    A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught. more...

  • Literature, Ethics, and Aestheticsby Sabrina Achilles

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught. more...

  • Rethinking Security in Nigeriaby Dapo Adelugba; Ogo Ujomu

    CODESRIA 2007; US$ 36.00

    Rethinking Security in Nigeria adopts an alternate conceptual and methodological framework for rethinking national security in Nigeria by using the humanities' multidisciplinary perspective against the backdrop of the hitherto restrictive analysis of the nature of national security. By expounding the largely unexplored cosmological, conceptual, ethical... more...

  • Sufism and Surrealismby Adonis

    Saqi 2013; US$ 12.99

    At first glance Sufism and Surrealism appear to be as far removed from one another as is possible. Adonis, however, draws convincing parallels between the two, contesting that God, in the traditional sense does not exist in Surrealism or in Sufism, and that both are engaged in parallel quests for the nature of the Absolute, through 'holy madness' and... more...

  • Zur Theorie des Kunstwerksby Theodor W. Adorno; Martin Endres; Axel Pichler; Claus Zittel

    De Gruyter 2018; US$ 210.00

    Der Band bietet eine textkritische Neuedition des Kapitels ?Zur Theorie des Kunstwerks?? aus Theodor W. Adornos Ästhetischer Theorieauf der Basis aller überlieferten autographen Typoskripte, die im Adorno-Archiv Frankfurt am Main aufbewahrt werden. Die Edition enthält erstmalig eine Faksimilierung sowie eine topographisch standgenaue diplomatische... more...

  • Towards a Theory of Musical Reproductionby Theodor W. Adorno; Henri Lonitz; Weiland Honban

    Wiley 2014; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    At the beginning of his career in the 1920s, Adorno sketched a plan to write a major work on the theory of musical reproduction, a task he returned to time and again throughout his career but never completed. The choice of the word reproduction as opposed to interpretation indicates a primary supposition: that there is a clearly defined musical text... more...

  • Critical Modelsby Theodor W. Adorno; Henry W. Pickford; Lydia Goehr

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Critical Models combines into a single volume two of Adorno's most important postwar works -- Interventions: Nine Critical Models (1963) and Catchwords: Critical Models II (1969). Written after his return to Germany in 1949, the articles, essays, and radio talks included in this volume speak to the pressing political, cultural, and philosophical... more...