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Philosophy: aesthetics

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Jazz and the Philosophy of Art

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Jazz and the Philosophy of Art

Lee Brown, David Goldblatt, Theodore Gracyk (Minnesota State University, USA)

Jazz; Philosophy: aesthetics; Media studies

Hardback

Co-authored by three prominent philosophers of art, Jazz and the Philosophy of Art is the first book in English to be exclusively... [more]

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Michael Fried and Philosophy: Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

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Michael Fried and Philosophy: Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

Mathew Abbott (Federation University Australia)

Theory of art; Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the... [more]

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Philosophy of Love, Sex, and Marriage: An Introduction

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Philosophy of Love, Sex, and Marriage: An Introduction

Raja Halwani

Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Gender studies: men

Hardback

How is love different from lust or infatuation? And how important are love, sex, and marriage to a well-lived life? This textbook... [more]

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Depressive Love: A Social Pathology

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Depressive Love: A Social Pathology

Emma Engdahl (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Social theory

Hardback

Love and depression are key elements in the cultural script of emotions or affectual life within contemporary Western society,... [more]

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Gilles Deleuze (No current affiliation)

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

Francis Bacon is Deleuze's long-awaited work on Bacon, widely regarded as the one of the most radical painters of the twentieth... [more]

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Shadows of the Soul: Philosophical Perspectives on Negative Emotions

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Shadows of the Soul: Philosophical Perspectives on Negative Emotions

Christine Tappolet, Fabrice Teroni, Anita Konzelmann Ziv

Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Psychology: emotions

Hardback

Negative emotions are familiar enough, but they have rarely been a topic of study in their own right. This volume brings together... [more]

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions

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In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and...

Hooman Koliji

The Arts: General & Reference; Art styles not defined by date; Theory of architecture; Philosophy: aesthetics; Society & culture: general

Paperback

Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend... [more]

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Saving Beauty

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Saving Beauty

Byung-Chul Han

Philosophy: aesthetics; Cultural studies

Paperback

Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than... [more]

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A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Judgement

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A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Judgement

H. W. Cassirer (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

First published in 1938. The aim of this book is to expound Kant's Critique of Judgement by interpreting all the details in... [more]

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Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity

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Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity

Stephanie Bunn

Philosophy: aesthetics; Social & cultural anthropology

Hardback

Organised around the theme of beauty, this innovative collection offers insight into the development of anthropological thinking... [more]

$315.00

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On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry

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On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry

Diarmuid Costello (University of Warwick, UK)

Theory of art; Photography & photographs; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

What is photography? Is it a source of knowledge or an art? Many have said the former because it records the world automatically,... [more]

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An Introduction to Aesthetics

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An Introduction to Aesthetics

E. F. Carritt

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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

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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; Philosophy: aesthetics; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology

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

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A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

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A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

Earl of Listowel (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

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

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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

Paperback

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

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Aesthetics and Environment: Variations on a Theme

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Aesthetics and Environment: Variations on a Theme

Arnold Berleant

Philosophy: aesthetics

Hardback

The essays collected in Aesthetics and Environment comprise a set of variations on art and culture guided by the theme of... [more]

$231.00

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Aesthetics: An Introduction

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Aesthetics: An Introduction

W. Charlton (University of Calgary, Canada)

Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

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]

$58.99

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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; Philosophy: aesthetics

Paperback

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

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Personal Stereo

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Personal Stereo

Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow (Independent Scholar, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Media studies

Paperback

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

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Tumor

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Tumor

Anna Leahy (Chapman University, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Media studies; Medical sociology

Paperback

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

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Eye Chart

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Eye Chart

William Germano (The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Media studies; Medical sociology

Paperback

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

$18.99

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Whale Song

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Whale Song

Margret Grebowicz

Philosophy: aesthetics; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

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

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Sock

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Sock

Kim Adrian (Brown University, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Fashion & society; Media studies

Paperback

A funny, lyrical, illuminating book on the rich and little known history of the humble sock, its various incarnations throughout... [more]

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Jet Lag

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Jet Lag

Christopher J. Lee (Lafayette College, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Media studies; Medical sociology

Paperback

Jet lag is a physical ailment, a temporal condition, a political effect, and, ultimately, a cultural moment in sum, a universal,... [more]

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Veil

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Veil

Rafia Zakaria (Independent Scholar, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Fashion & society; Media studies

Paperback

The veil [(hijab)] can be an instrument of feminist empowerment, and veiled anonymity can confer power to women. Starting... [more]

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