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Aesthetics

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  • The Madness of Visionby Christine Buci-Glucksmann; Dorothy Z. Baker

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Christine Buci-Glucksmann’s The Madness of Vision is one of the most influential studies in phenomenological aesthetics of the baroque. Integrating the work of Merleau-Ponty with Lacanian psychoanalysis, Renaissance studies in optics, and twentieth-century mathematics, the author asserts the materiality of the body and world in her aesthetic theory.... more...

  • Saving Beautyby Kathryn B. Alexander

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    Kathryn B. Alexander argues that natural beauty is a source of religious insight into the need and way of salvation, and this project develops a theological aesthetics of nature and beauty with an aim toward cultivating a theological and ethical framework for redeemed life as participation in ecological community. With interdisciplinary verve, engaging... more...

  • Chinese Environmental Aestheticsby Gerald Cipriani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    China is currently afflicted by enormous environmental problems. This book, drawing on ancient and modern Chinese environmental thinking, considers what it is that makes an environment a desirable place for living. The book emphasises ideas of beauty, and discusses how these ideas can be applied in natural, agricultural and urban environments in order... more...

  • Philosophischer Surrealismusby Wolfram Hogrebe

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00

    Mit diesem Buch über Philosophischen Surrealismus ist das anthropologische Quartett Riskante Lebensnähe (2009; engl. Risky Proximity to Life , 2010), Der implizite Mensch (2013), Metaphysik und Mantik (2., verb. Auflage 2013) abgeschlossen. In diesem letzten Band wird die Grundidee des Surrealismus als philosophische Figur vorgestellt,... more...

  • Ästhetisches Wissenby Christoph Asmuth; Peter Remmers

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    „Ästhetisches Wissen“ besteht in einem komplexen Wechselspiel von Sinnlichem und Begrifflichem, das bis heute ein Schlüsselproblem philosophischer Forschung bildet. Theoriestücke wie das freie Spiel der Erkenntniskräfte (Kant), das sinnliche Scheinen der Idee (Hegel) oder die Rolle der Einbildungskraft entwerfen ein Spannungsfeld zwischen... more...

  • Avantgarde und Modernismusby Wolfgang Asholt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Avantgarde und Avantgarde-Forschung befinden sich aufgrund der mit dem Begriff verbundenen Verzeitlichung und Verräumlichung in einer permanenten Erklärungs- und Rechtfertigungssituation. Von Beginn an für tot erklärt, „spukt“ das „Gespenst der Avantgarde“ durch Kunst und Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts. Es hat grundsätzliche Fragen gestellt,... more...

  • Aesthetic Orderby Ruth Lorand

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Aesthetic Order challenges contemporary theories of aesthetics, offering the idea of beauty as quantitative yet different from the traditional discursive order. It will be of importance to all interested in aesthetic theory. more...

  • Imagination, Philosophy and the Artsby Matthew Kieran; Dominic Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts is the first comprehensive collection of papers by philosophers examining the nature of imagination and its role in understanding and making art. Imagination is a central concept in aesthetics with close ties to issues in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language, yet it has not received the kind... more...

  • Six Names of Beautyby Crispin Sartwell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Art as Performanceby Dave Davies

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 142.16

    In this richly argued and provocative book, David Davies elaborates and defends a broad conceptual framework for thinking about the arts that reveals important continuities and discontinuities between traditional and modern art, and between different artistic disciplines. Elaborates and defends a broad conceptual framework for thinking about... more...