Philosophy: Aesthetics

  • 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

  • China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities book cover

    China, India and Alternative Asian Modernities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Kumar, Satya P. Mohanty, Archana Kumar, Raj Kumar

    The conception of modernity as a radical rupture from the past runs parallel to the conception of Europe as the primary locus of global history. The essays in this volume contest the temporal and spatial divisions—between past and present, modernity and tradition, and Europe’s progress and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge India

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Marino

    Writing for non-specialists and students as well as for fellow philosophers, this book explores some basic issues surrounding sex and love in today's world, among them consent, objectification, non-monogamy, racial stereotyping, and the need to reconcile contemporary expectations about gender…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower book cover

    The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • 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

  • Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation: Becoming-Animated book cover

    Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation

    Becoming-Animated, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bissonnette

    This book combines insights from the humanities and modern neuroscience to explore the contribution of affect and embodiment on meaning-making in case studies from animation, video games, and virtual worlds. As we interact more and more with animated characters and avatars in everyday media…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Peirce for Architects book cover

    Peirce for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism as a way of thinking about truth and meaning. Architecture has a strong pragmatic strand, not least as we think of building users, architecture as a practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • 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

  • An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice book cover

    An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    What is a manifesto? In basic terms, a manifesto is ‘the invention of future for the present’. We have been oblivious to the fact that the twentieth century was the century of manifestos. It was the century of programmatic declarations, radical and avant-garde political, artistic and architectural…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge

  • Found Footage Horror Films: A Cognitive Approach book cover

    Found Footage Horror Films

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Peter Turner

    This book adopts a cognitive theoretical framework in order to address the mental processes that are elicited and triggered by found footage horror films. Through analysis of key films, the book explores the effects that the diegetic camera technique used in such films can have on the cognition of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Masculinities and Desire: A Deleuzian Encounter book cover

    Masculinities and Desire

    A Deleuzian Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Marek Wojtaszek

    Masculinities and Desire considers the question of male subjectivity in relation to Deleuze and Guattari’s theory of desire. Western tradition has thought of desire from the vantage point of masculine subjectivity; what happens when the order is reversed, and desire speaks through masculinity? Can…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

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