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Introducing Aesthetics: A Graphic Guide

Christopher Kul-Want Piero

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Icon Books
09 November 2010
Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular philosophy
What is beauty, and what is truth? These are some of the questions which aesthetics tries to answer. In our everyday life, we talk about the 'aesthetics' of an artwork or a piece of design. But aesthetics goes beyond the simple experience of art. More than a simple response, it is also a branch of philosophy concerned with the whole nature of experience itself, explored through our perceptions, feelings and emotions.

This series of graphic guides covers every key thinker and topic in philosophy, psychology, science, politics, religion, cultural studies, linguistics and more. Written by experts and illustrated by leading graphic artists, there is no better way to acquaint yourself with the biggest and best ideas humanity has ever come up with.
By:   Christopher Kul-Want
Illustrated by:   Piero
Imprint:   Icon Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 168mm,  Width: 135mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   159g
ISBN:   9781848311671
ISBN 10:   1848311672
Series:   Introducing...
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   09 November 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christopher Kul-Want is Course Director of the MA in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art, London. Piero is an illustrator, artist and graphic designer whose work has twice been included in the Royal College of Art in London. He has illustrated many Introducing titles.

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