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Philosophy: aesthetics

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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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Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy

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Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and...

Mark Foster Gage (Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, Yale University)

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

How aesthetics-understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity-might become the primary discourse for political... [more]

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Being and Neonness

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Being and Neonness

Luis de Miranda (Post-Doctoral Researcher, OErebro University)

Art & design styles: Postmodernism; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

A cultural and philosophical history of neon, from Paris in the twentieth century to the perpetually switched-on present day.... [more]

$31.99

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

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Ugliness and Judgment: On Architecture in the Public Eye

Timothy Hyde

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; European history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Legal history

Hardback

A novel interpretation of architecture, ugliness, and the social consequences of aesthetic judgment When buildings are... [more]

$69.00

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Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media

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Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive...

Johannes Riis (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), Aaron Taylor

Individual actors & performers; Films, movies & cinema; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Hardback

This book gives an account of characterization in moving image fictions. Areas of investigation include the importance of... [more]

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One Artist, One Material

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One Artist, One Material

Frame

The Arts: General & Reference; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Interviews with 50 world-renowned artists exploring how the physical qualities of the material they're working with influences... [more]

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

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Surpassing Modernity: Ambivalence in Art, Politics and Society

Andrew McNamara (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

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

Paperback

For the past thirty to forty years, cultural analysis has focused on developing terms to explain the surpassing of modernity.... [more]

$39.99

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The Sublime Reader

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The Sublime Reader

Robert R. Clewis (Gwynedd Mercy University, USA)

Literary studies: general; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: aesthetics; Theology

Paperback

This is the first English-language anthology to provide a compendium of primary source material on the sublime. The book takes... [more]

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

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Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

Paul Emmons (Virginia Tech, USA), Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer (Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark)

Theory of architecture; History of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way... [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

Hardback

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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The Power of Cute

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The Power of Cute

Simon May

Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & political philosophy; Sociology; Social theory

Hardback

An exploration of cuteness and its immense hold on us, from emojis and fluffy puppies to its more uncanny, subversive expressions... [more]

$33.99

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The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century

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The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the...

Leah Hochman (Hebrew Union College, USA)

Non-Western philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Jewish studies

Paperback

The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology,... [more]

$83.99

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Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

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Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Christoph Cox

History of Art & Design Styles; Music; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies; Wave mechanics (vibration & acoustics)

Paperback

From Edison's invention of the phonograph through contemporary field recording and sound installation, artists have become... [more]

$58.99

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Art, Aesthetics and Colour: Aristotle - Thomas Aquinas - Rudolf Steiner, An Anthology of Original Texts

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Art, Aesthetics and Colour: Aristotle - Thomas Aquinas - Rudolf Steiner,...

Aristotle, Rudolf Steiner

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Theosophy & Anthroposophy

Paperback

An anthology of commentaries on art, aesthetics and colour by three of western culture's greatest intellects. [more]

$27.99

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Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable Usage

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Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable Usage

Kristine H. Harper

Product design; Philosophy: aesthetics; Sustainability; Technical design

Paperback

Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear?... [more]

$77.99

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Blanket

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Blanket

Kara Thompson (College of William and Mary, USA)

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Doctor

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Doctor

Andrew Bomback (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA)

Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies

Paperback

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. A 3-year-old... [more]

$19.99

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Fake

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Fake

Kati Stevens (Freelance writer, USA)

Product design; Literary theory; Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture

Paperback

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

$19.99

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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

Hardback

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

$242.00

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The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

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The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

Adrienne M. Martin

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

Hardback

The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning,... [more]

$368.00

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Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema: A Spinozian Analysis of Film Experience

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Melancholy Emotion in Contemporary Cinema: A Spinozian Analysis of Film...

Francesco Sticchi

Film theory & criticism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Hardback

This work outlines a new methodology for film analysis based on the radical materialist thought of Baruch Spinoza, re-evaluating... [more]

$242.00

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Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained

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Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained...

David Carrier, Joachim Pissarro

Theory of art; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Examines art that stands outside the margins of the art world, the critical and cultural conditions that made this exclusion... [more]

$79.00

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Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism

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Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism...

Stephen R. Palmquist (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Non-Western philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

Kant on Intuition: Western and Asian Perspectives on Transcendental Idealism consists of 20 chapters, many of which feature... [more]

$242.00

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Supposition and the Imaginative Realm: A Philosophical Inquiry

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Supposition and the Imaginative Realm: A Philosophical Inquiry

Margherita Arcangeli (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

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

Hardback

Supposition is frequently invoked in many fields within philosophy, including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of... [more]

$231.00

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How to Get to Great Ideas: A system for smart, extraordinary thinking

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How to Get to Great Ideas: A system for smart, extraordinary thinking

Dave Birss

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics; Business innovation; Management: leadership & motivation; Advertising

Hardback

A tangible approach to building the intangible skill of creativity, offering a simple new theory about how to have original... [more]

$29.99

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