Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole: Originality, Development and Progress book cover

    Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole

    Originality, Development and Progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roderick Main, David Henderson, Christian McMillan

    This book of expert essays explores the concept of the whole as it operates within the psychology of Jung, the philosophy of Deleuze, and selected areas of wider twentieth-century Western culture, which provided the context within which these two seminal thinkers worked. Addressing this topic from…

    Paperback – 2020-08-01 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • Fields, Capitals, Habitus: Australian Culture, Inequalities, and Social Divisions book cover

    Fields, Capitals, Habitus

    Australian Culture, Inequalities, and Social Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Bennett, David Carter, Modesto Gayo, Michelle Kelly, Greg Noble

    Fields, Capitals, Habitus provides an insightful analysis of the relations between culture and society in contemporary Australia. Presenting the findings of a detailed national survey of Australian cultural tastes and practices, it demonstrates the pivotal significance of the role culture plays at…

    Paperback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Aesthetics, Imagination and the Unity of Experience book cover

    Aesthetics, Imagination and the Unity of Experience

    1st Edition

    By R.K. Elliott, edited by Paul Crowther

    This is the first book to gather together R. K. Elliott's important essays on aesthetics. These essays put forward a number of common themes that together constitute a unified approach to aesthetics. A theory of imagination is developed and ideas concerning the practice of art criticism are…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    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 – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Post-Marxist Marxism: Questioning the Answer book cover

    Post-Marxist Marxism

    Questioning the Answer, 1st Edition

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1996, Post-Marxist Marxism is a discussion of realism in a Post-Marxist context.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Introduction to Philosophy: A Handbook for Students of Psychology, Logic, Ethics, Aesthetics and General Philosophy book cover

    Introduction to Philosophy

    A Handbook for Students of Psychology, Logic, Ethics, Aesthetics and General Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Külpe

    First published in 1927, this translation of Kulpe’s ‘Einleitung in die Philosophie’, 1895, covered psychology, logic, ethics, esthetics and general philosophy. The author adopted a uniform approach of positivity, interest and impartiality, aiming his work at a wider public than students of…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Easels of Utopia: Art's Fact Returned book cover

    Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned, 1st Edition

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1998, Easels of Utopia presents a discussion of art's duration and contingency within the avant garde's aesthetic parameters, which throughout this century have constructed, influenced, and informed our definitions of modernity. In this context the book reads Umberto…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-02-20
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy book cover

    Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation: Seeing-as and Seeing-in book cover

    Wollheim, Wittgenstein, and Pictorial Representation

    Seeing-as and Seeing-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary Kemp, Gabriele Mras

    Pictorial representation is one of the core questions in aesthetics and philosophy of art. What is a picture? How do pictures represent things? This collection of specially commissioned chapters examines the influential thesis that the core of pictorial representation is not resemblance but '…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers book cover

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

3Series in Aesthetics

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