Aesthetics Products

  • Hume on Art, Emotion, and Superstition

    A Critical Study of Hume’s Four Dissertations

    By Amyas Merivale

    This book offers the first comprehensive critical study of David Hume’s Four Dissertations of 1757, containing the Natural History of Religion, the Dissertation on the Passions, and the two essays Of Tragedy and Of the Standard of Taste. The author defends two important claims. The first is that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give a robust and multifaceted account of characterization in moving image fictions. Areas of investigation include the importance of performer and stars, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    AFI Film Readers

  • A Defense of Simulated Experience

    New Noble Lies

    By Mark Silcox

    This book defends an account of the positive psychological, ethical, and political value of simulated human experience. Philosophers from Plato and Augustine to Heidegger, Nozick, and Baudrillard have warned us of the dangers of living on too heavy a diet of illusion and make-believe. But…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    Edited by Adrienne M. Martin

    The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning, value, and predicaments of love, presented in a unique framework that highlights the rich variety of methods and traditions used to engage with these subjects. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-01-18 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Peirce for Architects

    By Richard Coyne

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction

    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 – 2019-01-15 

  • Masculinities and Desire

    A Deleuzean Encounter

    By Marek Wojtaszek

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Ethics Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

    By Christopher Falzon

    Movies hold a mirror up to us, portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories. And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address questions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be.  In this book, Christopher Falzon uses movies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • British Idealism

    Language, Aesthetics and Emotions

    Edited by Colin Tyler, James Connelly

    Bertrand Russell, G.E. Moore, and other analytic philosophers of the early 20th century claimed to depart from the British idealists who dominated philosophical debate from the 1870s onwards. The nature and extent of this departure is now widely questioned as philosophers return to the writings of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 

  • Designing Social Equality

    Architecture, Aesthetics and the Perception of Democracy

    By Mark Foster Gage

    Political polarization, the unequal distribution of rights and massive economic inequality continues to dramatically divide today’s societies. As such, there is a pressing need for those who design the physical fabric in which we co-exist to challenge these divisive trends by imagining more than…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04 

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    Foundations and Frontiers in Aesthetics Series

2Series in Aesthetics

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