Philosophy of Literature Products

  • Cassirer

    1st Edition

    By Samantha Matherne

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Nys

    Ever since the 9-11 terrorist attacks and George W. Bush’s usage of the term ‘Axis of Evil’, the topic of evil has returned to the intellectual agenda with an increased momentum. The concept of ‘evil’ is relevant to the moral and political climate of society today with people confronted by what…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Fictive Narrative Philosophy

    How Fiction Can Act as Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Michael Boylan

    What is the philosophical voice within literature? Does literature have a voice of its own? Can this voice really be philosophical in its own right? In this book, Michael Boylan argues that some literary works indeed can make their own unique claims in different areas of philosophy. He calls this…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • The Routledge Companion to Shakespeare and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Bourne, Emily Caddick Bourne

    Iago’s ‘I am not what I am’ epitomises how Shakespeare’s work is rich in philosophy, from issues of deception and moral deviance to those concerning the complex nature of the self, the notions of being and identity, and the possibility or impossibility of self-knowledge and knowledge of others.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • 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

  • Benjamin, Adorno, and the Experience of Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corey McCall, Nathan Ross

    This collection features original essays that examine Walter Benjamin’s and Theodor Adorno’s essays and correspondence on literature. Taken together, the essays present the view that these two monumental figures of 20th-century philosophy were not simply philosophers who wrote about literature, but…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature

    A Philosophical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gaskin

    This book offers a unique interpretation of tragic literature in the Western tradition, deploying the method and style of Analytic philosophy. Richard Gaskin argues that tragic literature seeks to offer moral and linguistic redress (compensation) for suffering. Moral redress involves the balancing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Reading Architecture

    Literary Imagination and Architectural Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Sioli, Yoonchun Jung

    Why write instead of draw when it comes to architecture? Why rely on literary pieces instead of architectural treatises and writings when it comes to the of study buildings and urban environments? Why rely on literary techniques and accounts instead of architectural practices and analysis when it…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”

    At the Limits of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Aesthetics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By W. Charlton

    First published in 1970. What is a work of art? What is the status of things in pictures and books? How are we to distinguish and ascertain the meaning of a literary work at various levels? This book is intended both to introduce the reader to classic philosophical accounts of art and beauty, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Aesthetics

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