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Philosophy Textbooks Collection New and Key Titles


  • 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

  • Surrealism: Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Michael Richardson

    Emerging from the disruption of the First World War, surrealism confronted the resulting ‘crisis of consciousness’ in a way that was arguably more profound than any other cultural movement of the time. The past few decades have seen an expansion of interest in surrealist writers, whose contribution…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Key Concepts

  • Philosophy and Theatre

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Tom Stern

    The relationship between philosophy and theatre is a central theme in the writings of Plato and Aristotle and of dramatists from Aristophanes to Stoppard. Where Plato argued that playwrights and actors should be banished from the ideal city for their suspect imitations of reality, Aristotle argued…

    Paperback – 2013-09-27

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Gracyk, Andrew Kania

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers and debates in philosophy and music. Over fifty entries by an international team of contributors are organised into six clear sections: general issues emotion…

    Paperback – 2013-06-27
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  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche,…

    Paperback – 2013-04-04
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  • The Continental Aesthetics Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Clive Cazeaux

    The Continental Aesthetics Reader brings together classic and contemporary writings on art and aesthetics from the major figures in continental thought. The second edition is clearly divided into seven sections: Nineteenth-Century German Aesthetics Phenomenology and Hermeneutics Marxism and…

    Paperback – 2011-06-29

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paisley Livingston, Carl Plantinga

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film is the first comprehensive volume to explore the main themes, topics, thinkers and issues in philosophy and film. The Companion features sixty specially commissioned chapters from international scholars and is divided into four clear parts: issues…

    Paperback – 2011-03-02
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  • Arguing About Art

    Contemporary Philosophical Debates, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Alex Neill, Aaron Ridley

    Offering a unique 'debate' format, the third edition of the bestselling Arguing About Art is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy of art. This lively collection presents an extensive range of short, clear introductions to each of the discussions which include: sentimentality…

    Paperback – 2007-09-19
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kant on Judgment

    1st Edition

    By Robert Wicks

    Kant’s Critique of Judgment is one of the most important texts in the history of modern aesthetics. This GuideBook discusses the Third Critique section by section, and introduces and assesses: Kant's life and the background of the Critique of Judgment the ideas and text of the Critique of Judgment…

    Paperback – 2007-02-21
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  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Nietzsche on Art

    1st Edition

    By Aaron Ridley

    Nietzsche is one of the most important modern philosophers and his writings on the nature of art are amongst the most influential of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This GuideBook introduces and assesses: Nietzsche's life and the background to his writings on art the ideas and…

    Paperback – 2007-01-31
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