Aesthetics Products

  • Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought

    Edited by Reshef Agam-Segal, Edmund Dain

    Wittgenstein’s work, early and later, contains the seeds of an original and important rethinking of moral or ethical thought that has, so far, yet to be fully appreciated. The ten essays in this collection, all specially commissioned for this volume, are united in the claim that Wittgenstein’s…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Senses of Mystery

    Engaging with Nature and the Meaning of Life

    By David E Cooper

    In this beautifully written book David E. Cooper uses a gentle walk through a tropical garden, the view of the fields and hills beyond it, the sound of birds, voices and flute, the reflection of light in water, the play of shadows among the trees and presence of strange animals, as an opportunity…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Isn’t that Clever

    A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy

    By Steven Gimbel

    Isn’t That Clever provides a new account of the nature of humor – the cleverness account – according to which humor is intentional conspicuous acts of playful cleverness. By defining humor in this way, answers can be found to longstanding questions about humor ethics (Are there jokes that are wrong…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”

    At the Limits of Metaphysics

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Transformative Aesthetics

    By Erika Fischer-Lichte, Benjamin Wihstutz

    Aesthetic theory in the West has, until now, been dominated by ideas of effect, autonomy, and reception. Transformative Aesthetics uncovers these theories’ mutual concern with the transformation of those involved. From artists to spectators, readers, listeners, or audiences, the idea of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art

    Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science Together

    Edited by Otávio Bueno, George Darby, Steven French, Dean Rickles

    Thinking about Science, Reflecting on Art: Bringing Aesthetics and Philosophy of Science together is the first book to systematically examine the relationship between the philosophy of science and aesthetics. With contributions from leading figures from both fields this edited collection engages…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Visual Discourse

    A Dialectical Lexicon of Terms

    By Barry Sandywell

    This substantial and ambitious dictionary explores the languages and cultures of visual studies. It provides the basis for understanding the foundations and motivations of current theoretical and academic discourse, as well as the different forms of visual culture that have come to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime

    Edited by Temenuga Trifonova

    In the course of its long and tumultuous history the sublime has alternated between spatial and temporal definitions, from its conceptualization in terms of the grandeur and infinity of Nature (spatial), to its postmodern redefinition as an ‘event’ (temporal), from its conceptualization in terms of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

3Series in Aesthetics

Product Search