Books in category Philosophy – Aesthetics

  • Adorno s Modernism

    Adorno’s Modernism
    Espen Hammer

    The book is a study of Adorno's aesthetics, its philosophical background, and its account of aesthetic modernism.

  • Aspects of Metaphor

    Aspects of Metaphor
    Jaakko Hintikka

    In this volume, authors of some of the most important new approaches re-present their views or illustrate them by means of applications, thus allowing the reader to survey some of the prominent ongoing developments in this field.

  • Aesthetics Volume 1

    Aesthetics:, Volume 1
    G. W. F. Hegel

    In his Aesthetics Hegel gives full expression to his seminal theory of art.

  • Bajo el signo de las artistas

    Bajo el signo de las artistas
    Maria Antonietta Trasforini

    El 1989 pels carrers de Nova York van aparèixer grans anuncis signats per les Guerrillas Girls, un grup d'artistes anònimes que representen les puntes mediàtiques d'un llarg període de conflictes i denúncies respecte al silenci i la …

  • The Decline of the West

    The Decline of the West
    Oswald Spengler

    Spengler's work describes how we have entered into a centuries-long "world-historical" phase comparable to late antiquity, and his controversial ideas spark debate over the meaning of historiography.

  • Art and Representation

    Art and Representation
    John Willats

    In this book, John Willats presents a radically new theory of pictures.

  • Novelty

    Michael North

    But that desire for novelty carries with it a fundamental philosophical problem: If everything has to come from something, how can anything truly new emerge? Is novelty even possible?

  • Negli occhi di Vincent

    Negli occhi di Vincent
    Franco Rella

  • Suspensiones de la percepci n

    Suspensiones de la percepción
    Jonathan Crary

    Suspensiones de la percepción analiza la naturaleza paradójica de la atención en la cultura moderna, en tanto ha constituido tanto una condición fundamental de la libertad individual, la creatividad y la experiencia, cuanto un elemento …

  • Social Contract Masochist Contract

    Social Contract, Masochist Contract
    Fayçal Falaky

    In Social Contract, Masochist Contract, Fayçal Falaky demonstrates that what distinguishes Rousseau is that the foundational measure on which he bases his materialist philosophy is a sexual instinct endowed, paradoxically, with the same …

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