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  • The Routledge Handbook of Emotion Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Scarantino

    Research on the emotions is proliferating in philosophy and the hard cognitive sciences and has cognate, areas of interest in sociology, anthropology, and other disciplines. The Routledge Handbook of Emotion Theory brings together advances on foundational issues from this widespread field,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Portraits and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maes

    Despite its huge popularity, portraiture hasn’t received much philosophical attention. While there are countless art historical studies of portraiture, including self-portraiture and group-portraiture, contemporary philosophy has largely remained silent on the subject. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Ugly, Useless, Unstable Architectures

    Phase Spaces and Generative Domains, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Paredes Maldonado

    Ugly, Useless, Unstable traces productive intersections between architecture and the discourses of post-structuralism and new materialism. It investigates how their unique ‘ontological regimes’ can be mobilized to supersede the classical framework that still informs both the production and the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Rubinstein

    Fragmentation of the Photographic Image in the Digital Age challenges orthodoxies of photographic theory and practice. Beyond understanding the image as a static representation of reality, it shows photography as a linchpin of dynamic developments in augmented intelligence, neuroscience, critical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Photography and Imagination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amos Morris-Reich, Margaret Olin

    As the prototypical exemplar of modern visual technology, photography was once viewed as a way to enable vision to bypass imagination, producing more reliable representations of reality. But as an achievement of technological modernity, photography can also be seen as a way to realize a creation of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Blade Runner 2049

    A Philosophical Exploration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy Shanahan, Paul Smart

    Widely acclaimed upon its release as a future classic, Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 is visually stunning, philosophically profound, and a provocative extension of the story in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. Containing specially commissioned chapters by a roster of international contributors,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03 
    Routledge
    Philosophers on Film

  • Visual Thought in Russian Religious Philosophy

    Pavel Florensky's Theory of the Icon, 1st Edition

    By Clemena Antonova

    This book considers a movement within Russian religious philosophy known as "full unity" (vseedinstvo), with a focus on one of its main representatives, Pavel Florensky (1882–1937). Often referred to as "the Russian Leonardo," Florensky was an important figure of the Russian religious renaissance…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Popularisation and Populism in the Visual Arts

    Attraction Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Schober

    This book investigates the pictorial figurations, aesthetic styles and visual tactics through which visual art and popular culture attempt to appeal to "all of us". One key figure these practices bring into play—the "everybody" (which stands for "all of us" and is sometimes a "new man" or a "new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Aesthetic Disinterestedness

    Art, Experience, and the Self, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hilgers

    The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically asks a person to adopt a disinterested attitude towards what it shows,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Theory of the Art Object

    1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    Meaning in the visual arts centers on how the physical work makes its content or presence visible. The art object is fundamental. Indeed, the different object forms of each visual medium allows our experience of space-time, and our relations to other people, to be aesthetically embodied in unique…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Duchamp, Aesthetics and Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Julian Jason Haladyn

    This book is a significant re-thinking of Duchamp’s importance in the twenty-first century, taking seriously the readymade as a critical exploration of object-oriented relations under the conditions of consumer capitalism. The readymade is understood as an act of accelerating art as a discourse,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Ruins, Monuments, and Memorials

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Bicknell, Jennifer Judkins, Carolyn Korsmeyer

    This collection of newly published essays examines our relationship to physical objects that invoke, commemorate, and honor the past. The recent destruction of cultural heritage in war and controversies over Civil War monuments in the US have foregrounded the importance of artifacts that embody…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

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