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  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    Edited by Adrienne M. Martin

    Love, a mainstay of philosophical investigation since antiquity, has witnessed a recent resurgence of interest from a diverse range of philosophers. The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy encompasses this diversity, offering 45 newly written chapters, exploring the ethics, politics,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    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

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 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 – 2018-07-20 
    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 – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • 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

  • Social Aesthetics and Moral Judgment

    Pleasure, Reflection and Accountability

    Edited by Jennifer A. McMahon

    This edited collection sets forth a new understanding of aesthetic-moral judgment organized around three key concepts: pleasure, reflection, and accountability. The overarching theme is that art is not merely a representation or expression like any other, but that it promotes shared moral…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Portraiture and Critical Reflections on Being

    By Euripides Altintzoglou

    This book analyzes the philosophical origins of dualism in portraiture in Western culture during the Classical period, through to contemporary modes of portraiture. Dualism – the separation of mind from body - plays a central part in portraiture, given that it supplies the fundamental framework for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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