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  • Revolution and History in Walter Benjamin

    A Conceptual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Alison Ross

    This book places Benjamin’s writing on revolution in the context of his conception of historical knowledge. The fundamental problem that faces any analysis of Benjamin’s approach to revolution is that he deploys notions that belong to the domain of individual experience. His theory of modernity…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Cinema Against Doublethink

    Ethical Encounters with the Lost Pasts of World History, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned, 1st Edition

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1998, Easels of Utopia presents a discussion of art's duration and contingency within the avant garde's aesthetic parameters, which throughout this century have constructed, influenced, and informed our definitions of modernity. In this context the book reads Umberto…

    Hardback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Michael Fried and Philosophy

    Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mathew Abbott

    This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the philosophical significance of Michael Fried’s art history and criticism. It demonstrates that Fried’s work on modernism, artistic intention, the ontology of art, theatricality,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation

    Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, Volume 5, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Marcuse

    Edited by Douglas Kellner, Clayton Pierce

    Edited by Douglas Kellner and Clayton Pierce, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Emancipation is the fifth volume of Herbert Marcuse's collected papers. Containing some of Marcuse’s most important work, this book presents for the first time his unique syntheses of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Herbert Marcuse: Collected Papers

  • Trust in the World

    A Philosophy of Film, 1st Edition

    By Josef Früchtl

    This book examines the theory, originally raised in Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy of film, that cinema has the power to restore our trust in the world. Früchtl demonstrates that cinema does this in three main ways: by restoring our belief in the absurd, in the body and in a sceptical abstention from…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Aesthetics

    A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, 4th Edition

    By David Goldblatt, Lee B. Brown, Stephanie Patridge

    Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Everyday Aesthetics

    Prosaics, the Play of Culture and Social Identities, 1st Edition

    By Katya Mandoki

    Katya Mandoki advances in this book the thesis that it is not only possible but crucial to open up the field of aesthetics (traditionally confined to the study of art and beauty) toward the richness and complexity of everyday life. She argues that in every process of communication, whether face to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Tolstoy: An Approach bound with Dostoevsky: A Study

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

  • Genealogy and Ontology of the Western Image and its Digital Future

    1st Edition

    By John Lechte

     With the emerging dominance of digital technology, the time is ripe to reconsider the nature of the image. Some say that there is no longer a phenomenal image, only disembodied information (0-1) waiting to be configured. For photography, this implies that a faith in the principle of an "…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Continental Aesthetics Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Clive Cazeaux

    The Continental Aesthetics Reader brings together classic and contemporary writings on art and aesthetics from the major figures in continental thought. The second edition is clearly divided into seven sections: Nineteenth-Century German Aesthetics Phenomenology and Hermeneutics Marxism and…

    Paperback – 2011-06-29
    Routledge

1Series in Continental Aesthetics

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