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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 149.28
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 11.65
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This book explores contemporary continental philosophy and aesthetics, focusing on the work of philosopher and musicologist Theodor W. Adorno. Roger Foster addresses the problem of post-Kantian reason in relation to the pathologies of experience, alienation, the transformative and ethical import of aesthetic experience, the relation between philosophy... more...