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Aesthetics

  • Appreciating the Art of Televisionby Ted Nannicelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television , Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet despite the flourishing of two relevant academic subfields?the... more...

  • On the Aesthetic Education of Manby Friedrich Schiller

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    'The artist is certainly the child of his age, but all the worse for him if he is at the same time its pupil, even worse its minion.' On the Aesthetic Education of Man is one of the most profound works of German philosophy, in which Friedrich Schiller analyses politics, revolution and the history of ideas to define the relationship between beauty... more...

  • Irony and Idealismby Fred Rush

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    Fred Rush investigates the historical and conceptual structure of the development of a distinctive conception of irony in early- to mid-nineteenth century European philosophy. He explores the thought of Schlegel and Novalis, Hegel and Kierkegaard, and argues that the development of irony in this period offered an alternative to German idealism. more...

  • Aestheticsby David Goldblatt; Lee B. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 115.95

    As with previous editions, the new Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts uses classic and contemporary readings of leading philosophers of the arts. This Third Edition includes more than a dozen new essays either written or adapted especially for this volume. Containing more than 90 essays in total, the new edition offers generous choices... more...

  • Philosophy and Aestheticsby James W. Manns

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    James Manns presents a readable and entertaining examination of the most serious questions posed by the arts and our relation to them. In a clear and engaging fashion, he explores the central issues in aesthetics: aesthetic judgment, the nature and role of criticism, the elusiveness of the concept of art, and communication through art, and he critically... more...

  • Der Status-Effektby Isabella Reichert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 33.02

    Isabella Reichert untersucht in ihrer Studie die Ursachen für extreme Erfolgskonzentrationen im Literaturmarkt und synthetisiert den Erkenntnisstand der betriebswirtschaftlichen Ambidextrie-Forschung mit markt- und organisationssozilogischen Status-Theorien. Die Autorin greift auf eine vollständige quantitative Abbildung des deutschen Marktes für Qualitätsliteratur... more...

  • Biopoeticsby Andreas Weber

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 134.77

    Meaning, feeling and expression ? the experience of inwardness ? matter most in human existence. The perspective of biopoetics shows that this experience is shared by all organisms. Being alive means to exist through relations that have existential concern, and to express these dimensions through the body and its gestures. All life takes place within... more...

  • Ästhetische Praxisby Michael Kauppert; Heidrun Eberl

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.36

    Die bis in unsere Gegenwart hineinreichende Gewissheit, dass es sich bei ästhetischer Praxis um die Praxis von Künstlern und die Wahrnehmung von Kunst durch ein Publikum handeln müsse, ist brüchig geworden. Eine Reihe von Indizien legen den Schluss nahe, dass der Bereich ästhetischer Praktiken und das Kunstfeld in der Gesellschaft eine nur noch partiale... more...

  • The Dream of Enlightenmentby Anthony Gottlieb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The... more...