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Philosophy: aesthetics

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Wittgenstein, Aesthetics and Philosophy

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Wittgenstein, Aesthetics and Philosophy

Mr. Peter B. Lewis

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Whilst Wittgenstein wrote significantly less on aesthetics than other topics like language, meaning and mind, what he had... [more]

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The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo

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The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo

Kobo Abe

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Abe Kobo (1924-1993) was one of Japan's greatest postwar writers, widely recognized for his imaginative science fiction and... [more]

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The Ordinary Man of Cinema

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The Ordinary Man of Cinema

Jean Louis Schefer

Film theory & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

The first English translation of a foundational work in cinema studies and the philosophy of film. [more]

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Doing Things with Things: The Design and Use of Everyday Objects

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Doing Things with Things: The Design and Use of Everyday Objects

Ole Dreier

Philosophy: aesthetics; Anthropology; Psychology; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning

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Examining how people relate to objects, this book focuses on every day objects and how these objects enter into our activities... [more]

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Design for Micro-Utopias: Making the Unthinkable Possible

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Design for Micro-Utopias: Making the Unthinkable Possible

John Wood

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies

Paperback

How can we design a better world? This book explores utopianism, but a more tentative, temporary, pluralized and truncated... [more]

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Thinking with Kant's Critique of Judgment

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Thinking with Kant's Critique of Judgment

Michel Chaouli

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular philosophy

Hardback

Michel Chaouli invites novice and expert alike to set out on the path of thinking, with help from Kant's Critique of Judgment,... [more]

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Clothes

John Harvey (University of California Davis USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Clothes protect our vulnerable skin and they keep us warm or cool. They help us show that we are young or old, rich or poor,... [more]

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Landscape Theory in Design

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Landscape Theory in Design

Susan Herrington (University of British Columbia, Canada.)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Phenomenology, Materiality, Cybernetics, Palimpsest, Cyborgs, Landscape Urbanism, Typology, Semiotics, Deconstruction - the... [more]

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Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Perspectives

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Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Perspectives

Stephen Downes

Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or... [more]

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

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: Painting, Language and Modernity (1985)

Michael Phillipson

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Hardback

First published in 1985, this book draws together the author's artistic with analytical practices which had been developed... [more]

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The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment

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The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment

Samir Younes

Architecture; Theory of architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology

Paperback

Examines architectural judgment in its historical, cultural, political, and psychological dimensions and their convergence... [more]

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European Art: A Neuroarthistory

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European Art: A Neuroarthistory

John Onians

History of Art & Design Styles; Philosophy: aesthetics; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology

Hardback

A bold revision of the history of European art, told through the lens of neuroscience [more]

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Hair

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Hair

Scott Lowe

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Literary studies: general; Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular culture; Fashion & society

Paperback

About how the manipulation of human hair holds fascinating symbolic meanings and provokes profound visceral impacts in all... [more]

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Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense

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Experience: Culture, Cognition, and the Common Sense

Caroline A. Jones (Associate Professor of the History of Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), David Mather, Rebecca Uchill

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Hardback

A book that produces sensory experiences while bringing the concept of experience itself into relief as a subject of criticism... [more]

$95.00

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The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Consumption

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The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Consumption

Professor Daniel Herwitz

Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular culture; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Media, information & communication industries

Paperback

Princess Diana, Jackie O, Grace Kelly-the star icon is the most talked about yet least understood persona. The object of adoration,... [more]

$48.99

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Black is Beautiful: A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics

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Black is Beautiful: A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics

Paul C. Taylor

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

Black is Beautiful identifies and explores the most significant philosophical issues that emerge from the aesthetic dimensions... [more]

$39.95

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The Method of Equality: Interviews with Laurent Jeanpierre and Dork Zabunyan

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The Method of Equality: Interviews with Laurent Jeanpierre and Dork Zabunyan...

Jacques Ranciere

Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

The development of Ranciere's philosophical work, from his formative years through the political and methodological break... [more]

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Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

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Melancholy and the Landscape: Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in...

Jacky Dr. Bowring (Lincoln University, New Zealand)

Theory of architecture; Landscape art & architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Written as an advocacy of melancholy's value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape's... [more]

$252.00

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Ancient Aesthetics

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Ancient Aesthetics

Andrew Mason

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Ancient thought, particularly that of Plato and Aristotle, has played an important role in the development of the field of... [more]

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Surrealism: Key Concepts

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Surrealism: Key Concepts

Michael Richardson, Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies

Hardback

Emerging from the disruption of the First World War, surrealism confronted the resulting `crisis of consciousness' in a way... [more]

$198.00

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Cigarette Lighter

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Cigarette Lighter

Jack Pendarvis

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Media studies

Paperback

An eclectic and poetic exploration of the cigarette lighter and its association with romance, magic, art, science, immortality... [more]

$24.99

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Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation: Seeing-as and Seeing-in

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Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation: Seeing-as and Seeing-in...

Gary Kemp, Gabriele M. Mras

Theory of art; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures... [more]

$252.00

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Film Fables

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Film Fables

Jacques Ranciere

Film theory & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Tracing the history of modern cinema, this book shows us how, between its images and its stories, the cinema tells its truth.... [more]

$32.99

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Novelty: A History of the New

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Novelty: A History of the New

John Lardas Modern

Philosophy: aesthetics; History of ideas

Paperback

If art and science have one thing in common, it's a hunger for the new-new ideas and innovations, new ways of seeing and depicting... [more]

$32.99

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The Philosophy of Art History

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The Philosophy of Art History

Arnold Hauser

Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1959, this book is concerned with the methodology of art history, and so with questions about historical... [more]

$284.00

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