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Aesthetics

  • "Einige werden posthum geboren"by Renate Reschke; Marco Brusotti

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    Nietzsche?s thinking is unparalleled in its contradictory effects and it continues to be relevant. Even today, opinions on him diverge strongly. Throughout the 20th century, philosophies, art movements and political ideologies have oscillated between euphoria and condemnation, affirmation and an ignoring silence. Incorrect and abusive... more...

  • 10/40/70by Nicholas Rombes

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    A bold experiment in film theory for the digital era. more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Kunstby Susie Hodge; Katharina Neuser-von Oettingen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; Not Available

    In dem Buch lässt sich die Welt der Kunst mit ihren einflussreichsten Konzepten und wichtigsten Epochen neu entdecken: von der altägyptischen Kunst über die Romantik bis zur Konzept- und Medienkunst. Im Glossar werden zentrale Begriffe der Kunst erläutert. more...

  • The A to Z of Aestheticsby Dabney Townsend

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of Aesthetics covers its history from Classical Greece to the present, including entries on non-western aesthetics. The book contains a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the main concepts, terminology, important persons (philosophers, critics, and artists), and the... more...

  • Absolute Musicby Mark Evan Bonds

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    In Absolute Music: The History of an Idea, author Mark Evan Bonds examines how writers have struggled to isolate the essence of music in ways that account for its profound effects on the human spirit. By carefully tracing the evolution of absolute music from Ancient Greece through the Middle Ages to twentieth-century America, Bonds provides the first... more...

  • Action, Art, Historyby Daniel Herwitz; Michael Kelly

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Renowned philosophers and art historians revisit Danto's theories of art, action, and history, and the depth of his innovation as a philosopher of culture. more...

  • Administration of Aestheticsby Richard Burt

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 78.00

    The "new" censorship of the arts, some cultural critics say, is just one more item on the "new" Right's agenda, and is part and parcel of attempts to regulate sexuality, curtail female reproductive rights, deny civil rights to gays and lesbians, and privatize public institutions. Although they do not contest this assessment,... more...

  • Adolf Loosby Joseph Masheck

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Widely regarded as one of the most significant prophets of modern architecture, Adolf Loos was a celebrity in his own day. His work was emblematic of the turn-of-the-century generation that was torn between the traditional culture of the nineteenth century and the innovative modernism of the twentieth. His essay ?Ornament and Crime? equated superfluous... more...

  • Adorno and Artby James Hellings

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A comprehensive, critical and accessible account of Theodor W. Adorno's materialist-dialectical aesthetic theory of art from a contemporary perspective, this volume shows how Adorno's critical theory is awash with images crystallising thoughts to such a degree that it has every reason to be described as aesthetic. more...

  • Adorno's Modernismby Espen Hammer

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    The book is a study of Adorno's aesthetics, its philosophical background, and its account of aesthetic modernism. more...