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Philosophy: aesthetics

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Hotel

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Hotel

Joanna Walsh (Writer and Illustrator, UK)

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Society & Social Sciences; Material culture

Paperback

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the... [more]

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The Philosophy of Design

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The Philosophy of Design

Glenn Parsons

Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

* Engages design students with the philosophical and ethical underpinnings of their discipline * Written in a clear accessible... [more]

$34.95

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This Strange Idea of the Beautiful

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This Strange Idea of the Beautiful

Francois Jullien

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Brings together ideas of beauty from both Eastern and Western philosophy in order to challenge the assumptions underlying... [more]

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In Praise of Theatre

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In Praise of Theatre

Alain Badiou, Nicolas Truong

Theatre Studies; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

In Praise of Theatre is Alain Badiou's latest work on the `most complete of the arts,' the theatrical stage. [more]

$20.95

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Japan Style

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Japan Style

Gian Carlo Calza

Oriental art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies

Paperback

An authoritative and wide-ranging visual essay on the aesthetics of Japan, now in a beautiful paperback edition. [more]

$49.95

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The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

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The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

Theory of art; Art styles not defined by date; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Originally published in 1905, Bosanquet's translation of Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art brings Hegel's commentary and analysis... [more]

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Brushstroke and Emergence: Courbet, Impressionism, Picasso

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Brushstroke and Emergence: Courbet, Impressionism, Picasso

James D. Herbert

Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

No pictorial device in nineteenth-century French painting more clearly represented the free-ranging self than the loose brushstroke.... [more]

$69.00

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Symbolic Misery, Volume 2: The Catastrophe of the Sensible

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Symbolic Misery, Volume 2: The Catastrophe of the Sensible

Bernard Stiegler

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies; Social theory

Paperback

In this important new book, leading cultural theorist and philosopher Bernard Stiegler re-examines the relationship between... [more]

$34.95

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Art and Contemporaneity

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Art and Contemporaneity

Frank Ruda, Jan Voelker

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Although art always takes place in time, its manifestations, actual works of art, can be characterized by the specific and... [more]

$59.99

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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Aristotle and the Poetics

Angela Curran

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Aristotle's Poetics is the first philosophical account of an art form and the foundational text in aesthetics. The Routledge... [more]

$198.00

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Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary Experience

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Reckoning with the Imagination: Wittgenstein and the Aesthetics of Literary...

Charles Altieri

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Charles Altieri argues for a reconsideration of the Kantian tradition of Idealist ethics, which he believes can restore much... [more]

$59.99

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Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things

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Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things

Cecilia Sjoholm

The Arts: General & Reference; History of Art & Design Styles; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics; Politics & government

Hardback

Constructs an Arendtian theory of aesthetics from the philosopher's fragmentary writings on art and perception. [more]

$106.00

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Beyond Speculation: Art and Aesthetics without Myths

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Beyond Speculation: Art and Aesthetics without Myths

Jean-Marie Schaeffer

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Rejecting not only the identification of the aesthetic with the work of art, but also the Kantian association of the aesthetic... [more]

$73.00

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The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

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The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

C. W. Valentine

Philosophy: aesthetics; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Educational psychology

Hardback

Originally published in 1962, the experimental study of aesthetics was a field particularly associated with the name of C.W.... [more]

$252.00

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A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature

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A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature

Garry L. Hagberg, Mr. Walter Jost

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

This volume in the Blackwell Companions to Philosophy series focuses on the main themes and topics in the philosophy of literature.... [more]

$67.95

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Summers of Discontent

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Summers of Discontent

Raymond Tallis, Julian Spalding

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

An original readable, understandable (and brief) discussion of the need for arts, one of the great philosophical mysteries,... [more]

$17.99

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Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

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Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

G. Gabrielle Starr

Philosophy: aesthetics; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology

Paperback

A theory of the neural bases of aesthetic experience across the arts, which draws on the tools of both cognitive neuroscience... [more]

$43.99

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Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

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Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

Charles Baudouin

Poetry; Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

Hardback

This is a new release of the original 1924 edition. [more]

$252.00

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The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

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The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

Amir H. Ameri

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies; Human geography; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate... [more]

$162.00

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Shifting Focus: Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

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Shifting Focus: Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

Peter Roberts

Literature: history & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Philosophy & theory of education

Hardback

There is a long history of interest in `strangers' and `strangeness' in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well... [more]

$242.00

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Philosophy's Artful Conversation

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Philosophy's Artful Conversation

D. N. Rodowick

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Theory-an embattled discourse for decades-faces a new challenge from those who want to model the methods of all scholarly... [more]

$85.00

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Expressions of Judgment: An Essay on Kant's Aesthetics

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Expressions of Judgment: An Essay on Kant's Aesthetics

Eli Friedlander

Semiotics & semiology; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Kant's The Critique of Judgment laid the groundwork of modern aesthetics when it appeared in 1790. Eli Friedlander's reappraisal... [more]

$46.99

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The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter

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The Material Imagination: Reveries on Architecture and Matter

Matthew Mindrup

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture

Hardback

In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes... [more]

$175.00

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The Architecture Chronicle: Diary of an Architectural Practice

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The Architecture Chronicle: Diary of an Architectural Practice

Jan Kattein

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

Paperback

During the last 30 years, technological, social, economic and environmental changes have brought about the most dramatic evolution... [more]

$103.00

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Deathwatch: American Film, Technology, and the End of Life

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Deathwatch: American Film, Technology, and the End of Life

C. Scott Combs

Electronic, holographic & video art; Film theory & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sociology: death & dying

Paperback

The first study to unpack American cinema's long history of representing death [more]

$66.00

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