Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-11-30 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • 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

  • Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation: Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 5 book cover

    Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 5

    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

  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality book cover

    Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentality

    By Stephen Acreman

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart, or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence: Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life book cover

    Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Tracking Color in Cinema and Art: Philosophy and Aesthetics book cover

    Tracking Color in Cinema and Art

    Philosophy and Aesthetics

    By Edward Branigan

    Color is one of cinema’s most alluring formal systems, building on a range of artistic traditions that orchestrate visual cues to tell stories, stage ideas, and elicit feelings. But what if color is not—or not only—a formal system, but instead a linguistic effect, emerging from the slipstream of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Future Freedoms: Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy book cover

    Future Freedoms

    Intergenerational Justice, Democratic Theory, and Ancient Greek Tragedy and Comedy

    By Elizabeth K. Markovits

    What do present generations owe the future? In Future Freedoms, Elizabeth Markovits asks readers to consider the fact that while democracy holds out the promise of freedom and autonomy, citizens are always bound by the decisions made by previous generations. Motivated by the contemporary political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Activating Aesthetics book cover

    Activating Aesthetics

    Edited by Elizabeth M. Grierson

    Activating Aesthetics addresses questions of aesthetics in various fields of education, with the aim of investigating a way of revealing how aesthetics may activate an engaged, responsive and poetic pedagogy. The writers in this collection enliven different ways of thinking about aesthetics,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

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