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Aesthetics

  • The Philosophy of Art History (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Hauser

    First published in 1959, this book is concerned with the methodology of art history, and so with questions about historical thinking; it enquires what scientific history of art can accomplish, what are its mean and limitations? It contains philosophical reflections on history and begins with…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Art and Liberation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse

    Edited by Douglas Kellner

    The role of art in Marcuse’s work has often been neglected, misinterpreted or underplayed. His critics accused him of a religion of art and aesthetics that leads to an escape from politics and society. Yet, as this volume demonstrates, Marcuse analyzes culture and art in the context of how it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers

  • Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse

    Edited by Douglas Kellner, Clayton Pierce

    Edited by Douglas Kellner and Clayton Pierce, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation is the fifth volume of Herbert Marcuse's collected papers. Containing some of Marcuse’s most important work, this book presents for the first time his unique syntheses of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers

  • Imagination and the Imaginary

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Lennon

    The concept of the imaginary is pervasive within contemporary thought, yet can be a baffling and often controversial term. In Imagination and the Imaginary, Kathleen Lennon explores the links between imagination - regarded as the faculty of creating images or forms - and the imaginary, which links…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Aesthetics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By W. Charlton

    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 and ascertain the meaning of a literary work at various levels? This book is intended both to introduce the reader to classic philosophical accounts of art and beauty, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • Key Concepts

    A Guide to Aesthetics, Criticism and the Arts in Education, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Pateman

    First published in 1991. The arts can only thrive in a culture where there is conversation about them. This is particularly true of the arts in an education context. Yet often the discussion is poor because we do not have the necessary concepts for the elaboration of our aesthetic responses, or…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • An Introduction to Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By E. F. Carritt

    First published in 1949. This title provides an introduction into the subject of aesthetics, and the problems associated with it. Aesthetics is not strictly a criterion or rule for production or appreciation, and cannot directly alter our aesthetic experiences, but only helps us to understand them.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Judgement

    1st Edition

    By H. W. Cassirer

    First published in 1938. The aim of this book is to expound Kant’s Critique of Judgement by interpreting all the details in the light of what Kant himself declares to be his fundamental problem. A Commentary on Kant’s Critique of Judgement provides an excellent introduction to Kant’s third critique…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kant

  • A Transformation Theory of Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stephan

    First published in 1990. How we perceive and respond to the visual image has been traditional concern of psychologists, philosophers and art historians. Today, where the visual image increasingly permeates our everyday life and consciousness, the question becomes ever more relevant. How do we, for…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • A Critical History of Modern Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Earl of Listowel

    First published in 1933. The purpose of this work was to bridge a gap in English philosophical literature by completing the elaborate history of Bosanquet and to stimulate and enrich the whole study of aesthetics by means of his personal destructive and constructive criticism. This title will be of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • Science and Aesthetic Judgement

    A Study in Taine's Critical Method, 1st Edition

    By Sholom J. Kahn

    First published in 1953. This title provides an exposition and discussion on Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), the leader of the Naturalist movement in French criticism. The book examines his theories and some of his practice, as a critic of literature and art. A more general consideration of the chief…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
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    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

  • Irony and Singularity

    Aesthetic Education from Kant to Levinas, 1st Edition

    By Gary Peters

    Although, initially, dealing with specifically pedagogical issues arising out of debates within the philosophy of education, the main thrust of this book tackles the more fundamental questions concerning communication, dialogue and solitude. Irony and Singularity introduces aesthetics into higher…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

    1st Edition

    Originally published in 1905, Bosanquet’s translation of Hegel’s Philosophy of Fine Art brings Hegel’s commentary and analysis of what constitutes beauty and fine art to an English audience as well as presenting his own viewpoints on the work and what is at the heart of true philosophical theory.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description, 1st Edition

    By Nick Zangwill

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein, Aesthetics and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter B. Lewis

    Although universally recognised as one of the greatest of modern philosophers, Wittgenstein's work in aesthetics has been unjustly neglected. This is the first book exclusively devoted to Wittgenstein's aesthetics, exploring the themes developed by Wittgenstein in his own writing on aesthetics as…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Wittgensteinian Studies

  • Deleuze's Way

    Essays in Transverse Ethics and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Bogue

    Addressing the essential question of the relationship between ethics and aesthetics in Deleuze's philosophy this book provides clear indications of the practical implications of Deleuze's approach to the arts through detailed analyses of the ethical dimension of artistic activity in literature,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Everyday Aesthetics

    Prosaics, the Play of Culture and Social Identities, 1st Edition

    By Katya Mandoki

    Katya Mandoki advances in this book the thesis that it is not only possible but crucial to open up the field of aesthetics (traditionally confined to the study of art and beauty) toward the richness and complexity of everyday life. She argues that in every process of communication, whether face to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

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