Philosophy of Art Products

  • 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 – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Geneses of Postmodern Art

    Technology As Iconology

    By Paul Crowther

    Postmodernism in the visual arts is not just another “ism.” It emerged in the 1960s as a transformation of artistic creativity inspired by Duchamp’s idea that some artworks can originate as technological products. This idea became influential because of a widespread naturalization of technology,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation

    The Birth of a Medium

    By Paul Crowther

    Is art created with computers really art? This book answers ‘yes’. Computers can generate visual art with unique aesthetic effects based on innovations in computer technology and a postmodern naturalization of technology wherein technology becomes something we live in as well as use. The present…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Post-Marxist Marxism

    Questioning the Answer

    By John Baldacchino

    Originally published in 1996, Post-Marxist Marxism is a discussion of realism in a Post-Marxist context. The book argues that this discussion must take two simultaneous routes: recognizing deconstruction as the tool of enquiry to disentangle the insufficiency of contemporary answers in political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Photography and Ontology

    Unsettling Images

    Edited by Donna West Brett, Natalya Lusty

    This edited collection explores the complex ways in which photography is used and interpreted: as a record of evidence, as a form of communication, as a means of social and political provocation, as a mode of surveillance, as a narrative of the self, and as an art form. What makes photographic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Thinking with Images

    An Enactivist Aesthetics

    By John M. Carvalho

    This book advances an enactivist theory of aesthetics through the study of inscrutable artworks that challenge us to think because we do not know what to think about them. John M. Carvalho presents detailed analyses a four artworks that share this unique characteristic: Francis Bacon’s Study After…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy

    By George Smith

    In The Artist-Philosopher and New Philosophy, Smith argues that Western Metaphysics has indeed come to what Heidegger describes as “an end.” That is hardly to say philosophy as such is over or soon to disappear; rather, its purpose as a medium of cultural change and as a generator of history has…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Pleasure of Pictures

    Pictorial Experience and Aesthetic Appreciation

    Edited by Jérôme Pelletier, Alberto Voltolini

    The general aim of this volume is to investigate the nature of the relation between pictorial experience and aesthetic appreciation. In particular, it is concerned with the character and intimacy of this relationship: is there a mere causal connection between pictorial experience and aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Easels of Utopia

    Art's Fact Returned

    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 – 2018-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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