Philosophy of Art Products

  • Feminist Subjectivities in Fiber Art and Craft

    Shadows of Affect, 1st Edition

    By John Corso Esquivel

    This book interprets the fiber art and craft-inspired sculpture by eight US and Latin American women artists whose works incite embodied affective experience. Grounded in the work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, John Corso Esquivel posits craft as a material act of intuition. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Existence, Meaning, Excellence

    Aristotelian Reflections on the Meaning of Life, 1st Edition

    By Andrius Bielskis

    This book addresses the ‘perennial’ question of the meaning of life from the point of view of a novel interpretation of Aristotle’s teleology. Beginning with the premise that at the core of modernity and modern moral imagination are the entropy of meaning and the sense of meaninglessness, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Philosophy of Sex and Love

    An Opinionated Introduction, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The Philosophy of Play as Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall, Malcolm MacLean

    It is now widely acknowledged that play is central to our lives. As a phenomenon, play poses important questions of reality, subjectivity, competition, inclusion and exclusion. This international collection is the third in a series of books (including The Philosophy of Play and Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • A Philosophy of the Art School

    1st Edition

    By Michael Newall

    Until now, research on art schools has been largely occupied with the facts of particular schools and teachers. This book presents a philosophical account of the underlying practices and ideas that have come to shape contemporary art school teaching in the UK, US and Europe. It analyses two models…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • British Idealism

    Language, Aesthetics and Emotions, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Geneses of Postmodern Art

    Technology As Iconology, 1st Edition

    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 the artwork does not have to be physically made by its creator. Products of mass culture and technology can be used just as well as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Digital Art, Aesthetic Creation

    The Birth of a Medium, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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