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  • Social Aesthetics and Moral Judgment

    Pleasure, Reflection and Accountability

    Edited by Jennifer A. McMahon

    This edited collection sets forth a new understanding of aesthetic-moral judgment organized around three key concepts: pleasure, reflection and accountability. The overarching theme is that art is not merely a representation or expression like any other, but that it promotes shared moral…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Foundations and Frontiers in Aesthetics Series

  • New Directions in Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Sea Log

    Malabar to New York

    By May Joseph

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics and Rhetoric of Soccer

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as ‘the beautiful game’. This multi-disciplinary volume explores representations of soccer in art, film and literature, using the philosophical and linguistic concepts of aesthetics, poetics and rhetoric as critical tools. It is fascinating reading for anybody with…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Creativity and Philosophy

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Matthew Kieran

    Creativity matters. We want people to be more creative and admire those who are. Yet creativity is deeply puzzling. Just what is it to be creative, why is it valuable, who or what can be creative and how? Creativity and Philosophy is an outstanding collection of specially commissioned chapters by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers

    By Joseph Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film: Kill Bill with Flying Daggers is a highly readable and timely look at contemporary films and women as agents of aesthetic violence. Focussing on how action heroines have become increasingly masculinized and featuring case studies on Kill Bill, Crouching Tiger,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Jazz and the Philosophy of Art

    By Lee B. Brown, David Goldblatt, Theodore Gracyk

    Co-authored by three prominent philosophers of art, Jazz and the Philosophy of Art is the first book in English to be exclusively devoted to philosophical issues in jazz. It covers such diverse topics as minstrelsy, bebop, Voodoo, social and tap dancing, parades, phonography, musical forgeries, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

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