Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • Architecture and Sacrament: A Critical Theory book cover

    Architecture and Sacrament

    A Critical Theory, 1st Edition

    By David Wang

    David Wang’s Architecture and Sacrament considers architectural theory from a Christian theological perspective, specifically, the analogy of being (analogia entis). The book tracks social and cultural reasons why the theological literature tends to be separate from contemporary architecture theory…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture book cover

    The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Holochwost

    This book reveals a new history of the imagination told through its engagement with the body. Even as they denounced the imagination’s potential for inviting luxury, vice, and corruption, American audiences avidly consumed a transatlantic visual culture of touring paintings, dioramas, gift books,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming: The Explorer book cover

    Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming

    The Explorer, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    At the bottom of the sea, freedivers find that the world bestows humans with the magic of bodily and mental freedom, binding them in small communities of play, affect and respect for nature. On land, rational human interests dissolve this magic into prescriptive formulas of belonging to a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Empathy book cover

    Empathy

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Maibom

    Empathy is one of the most talked about and widely studied concepts of recent years. Some argue it can help create a more just society, improve medical care and even avert global catastrophe. Others object that it is morally problematic. Who is right? And what is empathy anyway? Is it a way of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Protestant Aesthetics and the Arts book cover

    Protestant Aesthetics and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Kathryn Reklis

    The Reformation was one of the defining cultural turning points in Western history, even if there is a longstanding stereotype that Protestants did away with art and material culture. Rather than reject art and aestheticism, Protestants developed their own aesthetic values, which Protestant…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Philosophy of Film: An Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Film

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Smuts

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 1: Language book cover

    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 1

    Language, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Cassirer

    Ernst Cassirer occupies a unique space in Twentieth-century philosophy. A great liberal humanist, his multi-faceted work spans the history of philosophy, the philosophy of science, intellectual history, aesthetics, epistemology, the study of language and myth, and more. The Philosophy of Symbolic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms

  • The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 2: Mythical Thought book cover

    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 2

    Mythical Thought, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Cassirer

    Ernst Cassirer occupies a unique space in Twentieth-century philosophy. A great liberal humanist, his multi-faceted work spans the history of philosophy, the philosophy of science, intellectual history, aesthetics, epistemology, the study of language and myth, and more. The Philosophy of Symbolic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms

  • The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 3: The Phenomenology of Knowledge book cover

    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, Volume 3

    The Phenomenology of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Cassirer

    Ernst Cassirer occupies a unique space in Twentieth-century philosophy. A great liberal humanist, his multi-faceted work spans the history of philosophy, the philosophy of science, intellectual history, aesthetics, epistemology, the study of language and myth, and more. The Philosophy of Symbolic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms

  • The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms: Three Volume Set book cover

    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms

    Three Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Cassirer

    Ernst Cassirer occupies a unique space in Twentieth-century philosophy. A great liberal humanist, his multi-faceted work spans the history of philosophy, the philosophy of science, intellectual history, aesthetics, epistemology, the study of language and myth, and more. Cassirer’s thought also…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms

  • The Roots of Metaphor: A Multidisciplinary Study in Aesthetics book cover

    The Roots of Metaphor

    A Multidisciplinary Study in Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Norman Kreitman

    First published in 1999, this study begins with a review of basic biological functions, stressing the importance to the organism of various kinds of information. The 'biology of information' must consider how the brain reacts to new, as contrasted with expected, inputs; these differences are…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Aesthetics of Science: Beauty, Imagination and Understanding book cover

    The Aesthetics of Science

    Beauty, Imagination and Understanding, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven French, Milena Ivanova

    This volume builds on two recent developments in philosophy on the relationship between art and science: the notion of representation and the role of values in theory choice and the development of scientific theories. Its aim is to address questions regarding scientific creativity and imagination,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

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