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Philosophy: aesthetics

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Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction

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Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction

Patricia Marino

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Writing for non-specialists and students as well as for fellow philosophers, this book explores some basic issues surrounding... [more]

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Potato

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Potato

Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick, UK)

Social & cultural history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Popular philosophy; Food & society

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

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Political Philosophy In the Moment: Narratives of Freedom from Plato to Arendt

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Political Philosophy In the Moment: Narratives of Freedom from Plato to...

Jim Josefson (Bridgewater College, USA)

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Political Philosophy In the Moment uncovers the political power of narrative by both telling and explaining the stories that... [more]

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Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

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Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

Philip Pothen

History of Art & Design Styles; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Questioning the accepted orthodoxy on Nietzsche's views on art, this text challenges and establishes a set of concerns as... [more]

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Peirce for Architects

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Peirce for Architects

Richard Coyne (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism... [more]

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The Kierkegaardian Mind

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The Kierkegaardian Mind

Adam Buben, Eleanor Helms, Patrick Stokes

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy

Hardback

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) remains one of the most enigmatic, captivating, and elusive thinkers in the history of European... [more]

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice

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An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice...

Nadir Lahiji

Theory of architecture; Architecture: professional practice; History of architecture; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: aesthetics

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In this manifesto, the author takes a leap of faith. It is a faith in Lost Causes. He asserts that today, architectonic reason... [more]

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Other Things

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Other Things

Bill Brown

Theory of art; Literary studies: general; Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture

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From the pencil to the puppet to the drone--the humanities and the social sciences continue to ride a wave of interest in... [more]

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The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

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The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

Thomas Nys

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Why ought we concern ourselves with understanding a concept of evil? It is an elusive and politically charged concept which... [more]

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Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

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Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality,...

Roger W. H. Savage (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Theory of music & musicology; 20th century & contemporary classical music; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music's affective... [more]

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Existence, Meaning, Excellence: Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

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Existence, Meaning, Excellence: Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning...

Andrius Bielskis (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social theory

Paperback

This book addresses the `perennial' question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle's... [more]

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Rene Magritte and the Art of Thinking

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Rene Magritte and the Art of Thinking

Lisa Lipinski (The George Washington University)

Theory of art; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

For Rene Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte... [more]

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Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

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Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

Jonathan Lewis

Theory of music & musicology; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on... [more]

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Videophilosophy: The Perception of Time in Post-Fordism

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Videophilosophy: The Perception of Time in Post-Fordism

Maurizio Lazzarato

Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

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The Italian philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato reveals the underpinnings of contemporary subjectivity in the aesthetics and politics... [more]

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Working Aesthetics: Labour, Art and Capitalism

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Working Aesthetics: Labour, Art and Capitalism

Danielle Child (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Political economy

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Working Aesthetics is about the relationship between art and work under contemporary capitalism. Whilst labour used to be... [more]

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Art as Human Practice: An Aesthetics

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Art as Human Practice: An Aesthetics

Georg W. Bertram (Institute for Philosophy, Free University of Berlin, Germany)

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy

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How is art both distinct and different from the rest of human life, while also mattering in and for it? This central yet overlooked... [more]

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Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard

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Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard

Nathan Andersen (Eckerd College, USA)

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking... [more]

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Werner Herzog: Filmmaker and Philosopher

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Werner Herzog: Filmmaker and Philosopher

Richard Eldridge (Swarthmore College, USA)

Film theory & criticism; Individual film directors, film-makers; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Werner Herzog has produced some of the most powerful, haunting, and memorable images ever captured on film. Both his fiction... [more]

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The Transitory Museum

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The Transitory Museum

Emanuele Coccia, Donatien Grau

Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

This first philosophical inquiry into a 'concept store', focused on 10 Corso Como in Milan, sheds new light on how categories... [more]

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Speculative Aesthetics

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Speculative Aesthetics

James Trafford, Robin Mackay, Luke Pendrell

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

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An examination of the new technological mediations between the human sensorium and the planetary media network and of the... [more]

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Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

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Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

John J Sheinbaum

Theory of music & musicology; Techniques of music & music tutorials; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Over the past two centuries Western culture has largely valorized a particular kind of good music--highly serious, wondrously... [more]

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)

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Becoming-Matisse: Between Painting and Architecture (Undoing the Image 2)...

Eric Alliez (Kingston University, London)

Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

A reevaluation of Matisse that reveals the complex function of his work and thought in contemporary art's escape from the... [more]

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Simulation, Exercise, Operations

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Simulation, Exercise, Operations

Robin Mackay

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Computer games: strategy guides

Paperback

Collection of interventions on the status of the moving image in an age of advanced simulation, exploring the contemporary... [more]

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Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception of Democracy

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Designing Social Equality: Architecture, Aesthetics, and the Perception...

Mark Foster Gage

Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Political structures: democracy

Paperback

In Designing Social Equality, Mark Foster Gage proposes a dramatic realignment between aesthetic thought, politics, social... [more]

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The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower

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The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower

Paul Crowther (Alma Mater University Europaea, Slovenia)

History of Art & Design Styles; Music; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Hardback

This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become... [more]

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