Art & Visual Culture: Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics

  • Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas book cover

    Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery

    The Eye in Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Nigel . Sanitt

    Many aspects of research activity in science are opaque to outsiders and this opacity infects how connections are made between science and other disciplines. The aim of Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery is to try to shine a light through the mist of scientific research by…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts book cover

    Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    By David Goldblatt, Lee B. Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is joined by co-author…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01
    Routledge

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape book cover

    Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Janet Swailes

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand – rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Georges Bataille: Key Concepts book cover

    Georges Bataille

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Hewson, Marcus Coelen

    Georges Bataille (1897 - 1962) was a philosopher, writer, and literary critic whose work has had a significant impact across disciplines as diverse as philosophy, sociology, economics, art history and literary criticism, as well as influencing key figures in post-modernist and post-structuralist…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Key Concepts

  • Fifty Key Texts in Art History book cover

    Fifty Key Texts in Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Newall, Grant Pooke

    Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an…

    Paperback – 2012-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Derrida for Architects book cover

    Derrida for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Looking afresh at the implications of Jacques Derrida’s thinking for architecture, this book simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. Derrida‘s treatment of key philosophical texts has been labelled as "deconstruction," a term that resonates with architecture. Although his main focus is…

    Paperback – 2011-03-21
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Benjamin for Architects book cover

    Benjamin for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Brian Elliott

    Walter Benjamin has become a decisive reference point for a whole range of critical disciplines, as he constructed a unique and provocative synthesis of aesthetics, politics and philosophy. Examining Benjamin’s contributions to cultural criticism in relation to the works of Max Ernst, Adolf Loos,…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Bourdieu for Architects book cover

    Bourdieu for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Helena Webster

    Pierre Bourdieu is arguably one of the twentieth century’s greatest socio-philosophical thinkers and his writings have much to offer anyone interested in the ways that people value, consume and produce architecture. Bourdieu spent much of his life attempting to understand cultural consumption and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful book cover

    A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Sublime and Beautiful

    1st Edition

    By Edmund Burke

    Edited with an introduction and notes by James T. Boulton. 'One of the greatest essays ever written on art.'– The Guardian Edmund Burke’s A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful is one of the most important works of aesthetics ever published. Whilst many…

    Paperback – 2008-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

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