Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • Exploring Practical Philosophy: From Action to Values book cover

    Exploring Practical Philosophy: From Action to Values

    1st Edition

    By Dan Egonsson, Jonas Josefsson, Björn Petersson, Toni Rønnow-Rasmussen

    This title was first published in 28/11/2001: The broad label ’practical philosophy’ brings together such topics as ethics and metaethics as well as philosophy of law, society, art and religion. In practical philosophy, theory of value and action is basic, and woven into our understanding of all…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • What Drawing and Painting Really Mean: The Phenomenology of Image and Gesture book cover

    What Drawing and Painting Really Mean

    The Phenomenology of Image and Gesture, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    There are as many meanings to drawing and painting as there are cultural contexts for them to exist in. But this is not the end of the story. Drawings and paintings are made, and in their making embody unique meanings that transform our perception of space-time and sense of finitude. These meanings…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts book cover

    New Directions in Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

    1st Edition

    By Paul Locher, Colin Martindale, Leonid Dorfman

    The contributing authors to this book, all pre-eminent scholars in their fields, present their current thinking about the processes that underlie creativity and aesthetic experience. They discuss established theory and research and provide creative speculation on future problems for inquiry and new…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Activating Aesthetics book cover

    Activating Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life book cover

    The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics book cover

    Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    By Dabney Townsend

    In "Eighteenth Century British Aesthetics", editor Dabney Townsend has brought together the work of such well-known writers as John Dryden, Joshua Reynolds, David Hume, and Samuel Johnson with the more obscure works of aestheticians such as Uvedale Price, Daniel Webb, John Baillie, and James Harris…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Foundations and Frontiers in Aesthetics Series

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art book cover

    Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    1st Edition

    By Philip Pothen

    This title was first published in 2002. Challenging the accepted orthodoxy on Nietzsche's views on art, this book seeks both to challenge and to establish a new set of concerns as far as discourses on Nietzsche's thoughts on aesthetics are concerned, whilst at the same time using such insights to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth: A Sublime Science of Simple Souls book cover

    Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    A Sublime Science of Simple Souls, 1st Edition

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity book cover

    Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity, 1st Edition

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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

    Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music book cover

    Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture book cover

    Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling. Fundamental to our perception, memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct a narrative. Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas, objects, and events and returns you to everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

3Series in Aesthetics

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