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Aesthetics

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  • Four Arts of Photographyby Dominic McIver Lopes

    Wiley 2016; US$ 99.95

    Four Arts of Photography explores the history of photography through the lens of philosophy and proposes a new scholarly understanding of the art form for the 21 st century. Re-examines the history of art photography through four major photographic movements and with case studies of representative images Employs a top-down, theory to case... more...

  • De-signing Designby Elizabeth Grierson; Harriet Edquist; Hélène Frichot; Hugh J. Silverman; Scott McQuire; Mark Jackson; Marsha Berry; Maria O'Connor; Laurene Vaughan; Yoko Akama; William Cartwright; Linda Daley; Karen Burns; Stephen Loo; Lisa Dethridge; Chris L. Smith; Neil Leach

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    De-Signing Design: Cartographies of Theory and Practice throws new light on the terrain between theory and practice in transdisciplinary discourses of design and art. The collection brings together a selection of essays on spatiality, difference, cultural aesthetics, and identity in the expanded field of place-making and being. more...

  • After the Avant-Gardesby Elizabeth Millán

    Open Court 2016; US$ 49.95

    A rallying call for all those who have been disquieted or disgusted by the excesses of artistic modernism. This is a collection of ten provocative essays on the arts, by writers of varied orientations who share a skepticism about the exaggerated role of modernism and the successive avant-gardes in shaping what is accepted as valid contemporary art.... more...

  • American Foodieby Dwight Furrow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    Dwight Furrow examines the contemporary fascination with food and culinary arts not only as global spectacle, but also as an expression of control, authenticity, and playful creation for individuals in a homogenized, and increasingly public, world. more...

  • Other Thingsby Bill Brown

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 32.00

    From the pencil to the puppet to the drone?the humanities and the social sciences continue to ride a wave of interest in material culture and the world of things. How should we understand the force and figure of that wave as it shapes different disciplines? Other Things explores this question by considering a wide assortment of objects?from beach... more...

  • Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Artby Robert Stecker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 42.99

    Praised in its original edition for its up-to-date, rigorous presentation of current debates and for the clarity of its presentation, Robert Stecker's new edition of Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art preserves the major themes and conclusions of the original, while expanding its content, providing new features, and enhancing accessibility. Described... more...

  • Aesthetik auf realistischer Grundlageby Julius Hermann von Kirchmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    Das nachstehende Werk beschränkt sich auf die obern Begriffe und Gesetze im Gebiete des Schönen. Der Titel würde deshalb rich­ tiger: Philosophie des Schönen lauten; das Wort: Aesthetik ist nur gewählt worden, weil es das bekanntere und geläufigere ist. Die Eigenthümlichkeit des Werkes ist in den Worten: >>Auf realistischer Grundlage« angedeutet. Das... more...

  • Aisthetics of the Spiritsby Steffen Schneider

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische InformationenPD Dr. Steffen Schneider hat zurzeit eine Vertretungsprofessur für romanistische Literaturwissenschaft an der Universität Trier inne. ReiheepiFaNIen ? Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär - Band 001 more...

  • By the Late John Brockmanby John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    A radical, experimental work that challenges the boundaries of poetry, philosophy, and science. First published in 1969, this new and expanded edition of John Brockman?s first book,  By The Late John Brockman,  also includes the full text of  37  (1971), and  Afterwords  (1973). This edition features a new foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist, co-director... more...

  • Cinematic Ethicsby Robert Sinnerbrink

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    How do movies evoke and express ethical ideas? What role does our emotional involvement play in this process? What makes the aesthetic power of cinema ethically significant? Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience through Film addresses these questions by examining the idea of cinema as a medium of ethical experience with the power to... more...