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Philosophy: aesthetics

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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]

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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]

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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]

$41.95

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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]

$37.95

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One-Way Street

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One-Way Street

Walter Benjamin

Literary essays; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Presented in a new edition with expanded notes, this genre-defying meditation on the semiotics of late-1920s Weimar culture,... [more]

$29.99

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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]

$71.99

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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]

$33.99

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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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Love

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Love

Tony Milligan

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

An exploration of love, a subject that has occupied philosophers since the time of Plato. Tackling the mood of pessimism about... [more]

$231.00

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Aesthetics: An Introduction

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Aesthetics: An Introduction

W. Charlton (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1970. What is a work of art? What is the status of things in pictures and books? How are we to distinguish... [more]

$198.00

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Key Concepts: A Guide to Aesthetics, Criticism and the Arts in Education

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Key Concepts: A Guide to Aesthetics, Criticism and the Arts in Education...

Trevor Pateman

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1991. The arts can only thrive in a culture where there is conversation about them. This is particularly... [more]

$252.00

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An Introduction to Aesthetics

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An Introduction to Aesthetics

E. F. Carritt

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1949. This title provides an introduction into the subject of aesthetics, and the problems associated with... [more]

$198.00

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A Transformation Theory of Aesthetics

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A Transformation Theory of Aesthetics

Michael Stephan (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Hardback

First published in 1990. How we perceive and respond to the visual image has been traditional concern of psychologists, philosophers... [more]

$231.00

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A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

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A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

Earl of William Francis Hare Listowel

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1933. The purpose of this work was to bridge a gap in English philosophical literature by completing the... [more]

$231.00

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Science and Aesthetic Judgement: A Study in Taine's Critical Method

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Science and Aesthetic Judgement: A Study in Taine's Critical Method

Sholom J. Kahn (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

First published in 1953. This title provides an exposition and discussion on Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), the leader of the... [more]

$231.00

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The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics: Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

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The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics: Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the... [more]

$252.00

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Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

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Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

Various Authors

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This set reissues 6 books on aesthetics originally published between 1933 and 1991. The volumes provide a clear introduction... [more]

$1092.00

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Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

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Current Controversies in Philosophy of Film

Katherine Thomson-Jones

Films, movies & cinema; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Hardback

This volume advances the contemporary debate on five central issues in the philosophy of film. These issues concern the relation... [more]

$141.00

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Ancient Aesthetics

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Ancient Aesthetics

Andrew Mason

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

Hardback

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

$221.00

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The Topological Imagination: Spheres, Edges, and Islands

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The Topological Imagination: Spheres, Edges, and Islands

Angus Fletcher

Philosophy: aesthetics; Topology

Hardback

In a bold and boundary defining work, Angus Fletcher clears a space for an intellectual encounter with the shape of human... [more]

$79.00

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