Aesthetics Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    Edited by Adrienne M. Martin

    Love, a mainstay of philosophical investigation since antiquity, has witnessed a recent resurgence of interest from a diverse range of philosophers. The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy encompasses this diversity, offering 45 newly written chapters, exploring the ethics, politics,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Film Theories and Philosophies of Colour

    The Residual Image

    By Elizabeth Watkins

    Drawing together theoretical and philosophical debates about the nature of colour, this book examines the significance of colour for film theories of subjectivity and sexual difference. While existing studies on colour and film have focussed on its histories, technologies and aesthetics, an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Cinema Against Doublethink

    Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History

    By David Martin-Jones

    When is it OK to lie about the past? If history is a story, then everyone knows that the "official story" is told by the winners. No matter what we may know about how the past really happened, history is as it is recorded: this is what George Orwell called doublethink. But what happens to all the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Exploring Practical Philosophy: From Action to Values

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tolstoy on Aesthetics

    What is Art?

    By H.O. Mounce

    This title was first published in 2001: Tolstoy's view of art is discussed in most courses in aesthetics, particularly his main text What is Art? He believed that the importance of art lies not in its purely aesthetic qualities but in its connection with life, and that art becomes decadent where…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Reach of the Aesthetic

    Collected Essays on Art and Nature

    By Ronald W. Hepburn

    This title was first published in 2001. This book focuses on the rich web of interrelations between aesthetic and wider human concerns. Among topics explored are concepts of truth and falsity (within art and aesthetic experience generally), superficiality and depth in aesthetic appreciation of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Community

    Durkheim, Social Systems and the Sociology of Art

    By John A. Smith, Chris Jenks

    This title was first published in 2000. This work sets out to establish an original sociology of art and artistic practice. Based on the theories of Emile Durkheim, and contemporary models of complex social systems, it offers a critique of current history, philosophy and sociology of art. It cites…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment and the Arts

    Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics

    Edited by Arnold Berleant

    This title was first published in 2002: The environment raises basic questions about many of the fundamental concepts and doctrines in aesthetics and the arts. Including new work by the leading international contributors to environmental aesthetics, this is the first book to deal with the relations…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Crime Scenes

    Forensics and Aesthetics

    By Rebecca Scott Bray

    Focusing upon the representations that take place in law, forensic medicine, criminology and culture, Crime Scenes examines the ways in which knowledge about crime, death and the dead body is produced. Forensic and medico-legal practices are charged with ‘handling’ the dead (who cannot…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Discourses of Law

  • Ethics, Justice, Embodiment, and Global Film

    Cinematic Provocations

    By Brian Bergen-Aurand

    This book is a study in film and philosophy that explores the intersection of global post-fascist cinema, ethics and justice, and screen bodies. It addresses the question "What is the good of film experience?" by staging an encounter between Levinasian-Derridean concerns over ethics and justice and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Post-Marxist Marxism

    Questioning the Answer

    By John Baldacchino

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

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Film

    An Introduction

    By Aaron Smuts

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

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