E-books: Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics

  • Portraits and Philosophy book cover

    Portraits and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maes

    Portraits are everywhere. One finds them not only in museums and galleries, but also in newspapers and magazines, in the homes of people and in the boardrooms of companies, on stamps and coins, on millions of cell phones and computers. Despite its huge popularity, however, portraiture hasn’t…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Aesthetic Theology in the Franciscan Tradition: The Senses and the Experience of God in Art book cover

    Aesthetic Theology in the Franciscan Tradition

    The Senses and the Experience of God in Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Seubert, Oleg Bychkov

    The book investigates the aesthetic theology embedded in the Franciscan artistic tradition. The novelty of the approach is in applying concepts gleaned from Franciscan textual sources to create a deeper understanding of how art in all its sensual forms was foundational to the Franciscan milieu.…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Photography and Imagination book cover

    Photography and Imagination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amos Morris-Reich, Margaret Olin

    As the prototypical exemplar of modern visual technology, photography was once viewed as a way to enable vision to bypass imagination, producing more reliable representations of reality. But as an achievement of technological modernity, photography can also be seen as a way to realize a creation of…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts: Attraction Images book cover

    Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

    Attraction Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Schober

    This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy: Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon book cover

    Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy

    Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon, 1st Edition

    By Clemena Antonova

    This book considers a movement within Russian religious philosophy known as "full unity" (vseedinstvo), with a focus on one of its main representatives, Pavel Florensky (1882–1937). Often referred to as "the Russian Leonardo," Florensky was an important figure of the Russian religious renaissance…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations book cover

    The Digital Interface and New Media Art Installations

    1st Edition

    By Phaedra Shanbaum

    This book is about the digital interface and its use in interactive new media art installations. It examines the aesthetic aspects of the interface through a theoretical exploration of new media artists, who create, and tactically deploy, digital interfaces in their work in order to question the…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Postdisciplinary Knowledge book cover

    Postdisciplinary Knowledge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tomas Pernecky

    Postdisciplinary Knowledge is the first book to articulate postdisciplinarity in philosophical, theoretical and methodological terms, helping to establish it as an important intellectual movement of the twenty-first century. It formulates what postdisciplinarity is, and how it can be implemented in…

    eBook – 2019-08-22

  • Theory of the Art Object book cover

    Theory of the Art Object

    1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Meaning in the visual arts centers on how the physical work makes its content or presence visible. The art object is fundamental. Indeed, the different object forms of each visual medium allows our experience of space-time, and our relations to other people, to be aesthetically embodied in unique…

    eBook – 2019-07-31
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Translation and Creativity book cover

    Translation and Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Malmkjær

    Kirsten Malmkjær argues that translating can and should be considered a valuable art form. Examining notions of creativity and their relationship with translation and focusing on how the originality of translation is manifest in texts, the author explores a range of texts and their translations, in…

    eBook – 2019-07-23

  • Moved by Machines: Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Moved by Machines

    Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Given the rapid development of new technologies such as smart devices, robots, and artificial intelligence and their impact on the lives of people and on society, it is important and urgent to construct conceptual frameworks that help us to understand and evaluate them. Benefiting from tendencies…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism book cover

    Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Julian Jason Haladyn

    This book is a significant re-thinking of Duchamp’s importance in the twenty-first century, taking seriously the readymade as a critical exploration of object-oriented relations under the conditions of consumer capitalism. The readymade is understood as an act of accelerating art as a discourse,…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Places, Affordances, Atmospheres: A Pathic Aesthetics book cover

    Places, Affordances, Atmospheres

    A Pathic Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Tonino Griffero

    This book offers a diverse understanding and practical approach towards the growing area of atmosphere research, in the context of philosophy, geography and architecture. It begins by tracing back to the model of experience called the "pathic". Drawing on the phenomenology of theorists Hermann…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

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