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Aesthetics

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    This new series presents thematic collections of articles on Nietzsche’s philosophy. The focus is on excellent contributions reflecting current debates in Nietzsche research and examining Nietzsche’s relevance to contemporary philosophical issues. The German-language volumes are collected in the Nietzsche Heute series, whereas the English-language... 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; US$ 12.90

    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$ 39.50

    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...

  • Abendländische Apokalyptikby Veronika Wieser; Christian Zolles; Catherine Feik; Martin Zolles; Leopold Schlöndorff

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    For more than 2,000 years, apocalyptic notions of doom and salvation, of Last Things and ultimate truths, of final destruction and renewal have been part of the cultural foundations upon which European societies were built. The series Cultural History of Apocalyptic Thought presents a diverse and interdisciplinary approach from the perspective of... 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...

  • Actions, Reasons and Reasonby Marco Iorio; Ralf Stoecker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Through the whole history of mankind philosophers have taken pride in being reasonable agents. During the last decades Rüdiger Bittner, one of the internationally best renown german philosophers and winner of the Gottlob Frege award 2011, has developed a surprisingly different picture: We are much more part than master of the universe.... more...

  • The Active Imageby Sabine Ammon; Remei Capdevila-Werning

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.75

    The “active image” refers to the operative nature of images, thus capturing the vast array of “actions” that images perform. This volume features essays that present a new approach to image theory. It explores the many ways images become active in architecture and engineering design processes and how, in the age of computer-based modeling, images... 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...