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  • Appreciating the Art of Television

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that televisual art is not a recent development, but has in fact existed for a long time. Yet…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Ichnographia Rustica: Stephen Switzer and the Designed Landscape

    By William Alvis Brogden

    One of the most significant occurrences in the history of design was the creation of the English Landscape Garden. Accounts of its genesis…the surprising structural change from the formal to a seeming informal are numerous. But none has ever been quite convincing and none satisfactorily placed the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics

    Social and Cultural Tectonics in the 21st Century

    By Graham Cairns

    Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics brings together a series of thirteen interviews by editor Graham Cairns in collaboration with some of the most prominent polemic thinkers and critical practitioners from the fields of architecture and the social sciences, including Noam Chomsky,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics

    Edited by Mary Rawlinson, Caleb Ward

    While the history of philosophy has traditionally given scant attention to food and the ethics of eating, in the last few decades the subject of food ethics has emerged as a major topic, encompassing a wide array of issues, including labor justice, public health, social inequity, animal rights and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Aesthetics of Music

    Musicological Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Downes

    Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible. Each essay…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    A Sublime Science of Simple Souls

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Melancholy and the Landscape

    Locating Sadness, Memory and Reflection in the Landscape

    By Jacky Bowring

    Written as an advocacy of melancholy’s value as part of landscape experience, this book situates the concept within landscape’s aesthetic traditions, and reveals how it is a critical part of ethics and empathy. With a history that extends back to ancient times, melancholy has hovered at the edges…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • A Philosophy of the Screenplay

    By Ted Nannicelli

    Recently, scholars in a variety of disciplines—including philosophy, film and media studies, and literary studies—have become interested in the aesthetics, definition, and ontology of the screenplay. To this end, this volume addresses the fundamental philosophical questions about the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

    Edited by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson, Øyvind Vågnes

    The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where images – as lenses bearing on their own circumstances – are constantly mobilized to enact…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Tolstoy: An Approach bound with Dostoevsky: A Study

    By Janko Lavrin

    This volume contains two concise works by the innovative twentieth-century literary critic Janko Lavrin, offering accessible and thoughtful introductions to the two greatest Russian novelists. It provides a perfect point of access into the often bewildering world of Russian literature, and the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • The Routledge Companion to Comics

    Edited by Frank Bramlett, Roy Cook, Aaron Meskin

     This cutting-edge handbook brings together an international roster of scholars to examine many facets of comics and graphic novels. Contributor essays provide authoritative, up-to-date overviewsof the major topics and questions within comic studies, offering readers a truly global approach to…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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