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Aesthetics

  • Living Off Landscapeby Francois Jullien; Pedro Rodriguez

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2018; US$ 27.99

    In giving landscape the name 'mountain(s)-water(s)', the Chinese language provides a powerful alternative to Western biases. Francois Jullien invites the reader to explore reason's unthought choices, and to take a fresh look at our more basic involvement in the world. more...

  • Deep Experiencingby Olga V. Lehmann; Jaan Valsiner

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 52.56

    This Brief brings together empirical accounts that contribute to the investigation of the cultural phenomena of deep personal experiences. It examines everyday life experiences and its influence on the development of successful social interactions. Issues of silence, the subjective feelings of opportunities, and culturally canalized feelings of “being... more...

  • What Philosophy Wants from Imagesby D. N. Rodowick

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    In recent decades, contemporary art has displayed an ever increasing and complicated fascination with the cinema—or, perhaps more accurately, as D. N. Rodowick shows, a certain memory of cinema. Contemporary works of film, video, and moving image installation mine a vast and virtual archive of cultural experience through elliptical and discontinuous... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Foodby Kevin W. Sweeney

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99

    A comprehensive and accessible introduction to the development of and current debates in the aesthetics of food and drink. more...

  • The Philosophical Hitchcockby Robert B. Pippin

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 29.00 US$ 24.65

    On the surface, The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness, is a close reading of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece Vertigo . This, however, is a book by Robert B. Pippin, one of our most penetrating and creative philosophers, and so it is also much more. Even as he provides detailed readings of each scene in the... more...

  • Image Actsby Horst Bredekamp

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 34.99

    Heavily represented sections of contemporary philosophy subscribe to the notion of "embodiment". However promising this pragmatic turn of events may be, it remains limited in that it interprets the world as a projection of the cognizing "I". By contrast, Image Acts focuses on the counterforce of the form of images. The book subdivides this sphere... more...

  • Seeing and Being Seenby Joshua Coleman

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 71.00

    The current volume seeks to demonstrate, through myriad subject matter, the vital influence and role of aesthetics upon any collective attempt to stem the current environmental crisis. Recent writing in this area is making new inroads and this work aims to further that discussion. more...

  • Architectural and Urban Reflections after Deleuze and Guattariby Constantin V. Boundas; Vana Tentokali

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 43.99

    This volume brings together architects, urban designers and planners and asks them to reflect and report on the (built) place and the city to come, in the wake of Deleuze and Guattari. more...

  • Novel Styleby Ben Masters

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Marrying lyrical close reading with critical awareness, Novel Style argues for the ethical value of elaborate styles of writing and demonstrates that artistic excessiveness can provide dynamic responses to the moral complexities of our times. more...

  • The Anatomy of Dance Discourseby Karin Schlapbach

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    The Anatomy of Dance Discourse offers a fresh, original perspective on ancient perceptions of dance. Focusing on the second century CE, it provides an overview of the dance discourse of this period, juxtaposing philosophical and literary conceptualizations of dance and exploring how they interacted with different areas of cultural expression. more...