Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • Shadows of the Soul: Philosophical Perspectives on Negative Emotions book cover

    Shadows of the Soul

    Philosophical Perspectives on Negative Emotions

    Edited by Christine Tappolet, Fabrice Teroni, Anita Konzelmann Ziv

    Negative emotions are familiar enough, but they have rarely been a topic of study in their own right. This volume brings together fourteen chapters on negative emotions, written in a highly accessible style for non-specialists and specialists alike. It starts with chapters on general issues raised…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Michael Fried and Philosophy: Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality book cover

    Michael Fried and Philosophy

    Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

    Edited by Mathew Abbott

    This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the philosophical significance of Michael Fried’s art history and criticism. It demonstrates that Fried’s work on modernism, artistic intention, the ontology of art, theatricality,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Performance and Phenomenology: Traditions and Transformations book cover

    Performance and Phenomenology

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Maaike Bleeker, Jon Foley Sherman, Eirini Nedelkopoulou

    This book offers a timely discussion about the interventions and tensions between two contested and contentious fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies that map an emerging 21st century terrain of critical and performance practice. Building on the foundational texts…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games: Cognitive Approaches book cover

    Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity book cover

    Anthropology and Beauty

    From Aesthetics to Creativity

    Edited by Stephanie Bunn

    Organised around the theme of beauty, this innovative collection offers insight into the development of anthropological thinking on art, aesthetics and creativity in recent years. The volume incorporates current work on perception and generative processes, and seeks to move beyond a purely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art book cover

    Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Remaking the Readymade: Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica book cover

    Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy book cover

    Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Art History (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Philosophy of Art History (Routledge Revivals)

    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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sublime Subjects: Aesthetic Experience and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis book cover

    Sublime Subjects

    Aesthetic Experience and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis

    By Giuseppe Civitarese

    Sublime Subjects explores two fundamental questions: What is the start of humanity? When and how does a newborn child become a subject? These are relevant to psychoanalysis not only theoretically, but also in clinical practice, where the issue at stake is how to help the analysand’s mind to grow or…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' Series

  • Art and Liberation: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4 book cover

    Art and Liberation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 4

    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

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