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Advances in Religion, Cognitive Science, and Experimental Philosophy

by Helen De Cruz & Ryan Nichols

<p>Experimental philosophy has blossomed into a variety of philosophical fields including ethics, epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. But there has been very little experimental philosophical research in the domain of ...

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Adventures in the Lives of Others: Ethical Dilemmas in Factual Filmmaking

by James Quinn

<p>Putting readers into the shoes of film and TV professionals, Adventures in the Lives of Others is a gripping insider's account of ethics, problem-solving and decision-making at the cutting edge of documentaries and factual ...

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Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy

by Nadir Lahiji

<p>Analysing the reception of contemporary French philosophy in architecture over the last four decades, <em>Adventures with the Theory of the Baroque and French Philosophy</em> discusses the problematic nature of importing philosophical ...

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Aenesidemus of Cnossus

Testimonia

by Roberto Polito

<p>This book provides the first edition of all the testimonia on the Sceptic philosopher Aenesidemus of Cnossus, who is deemed to be the source of Sextus Empiricus, the main surviving authority on ancient Scepticism. It provides an extensive ...

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Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

by Benedetto Croce

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Aesthetic Disinterestedness

Art, Experience, and the Self

by Thomas Hilgers

<p>The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an artwork typically <em>asks</em> a ...

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Aesthetic Pursuits

Essays in Philosophy of Art

by Jerrold Levinson

<p>Jerrold Levinson, one of the most prominent philosophers of art today, presents a new collection of essays, following on from his four previous collections, Music, Art and Metaphysics (1990), The Pleasures of Aesthetics (1996), Contemplating ...

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Aesthetic Realism

by Inês Morais

<p>This compelling book defends realism concerning the aesthetic—in particular, concerning the aesthetic properties of works of art (including works of literature).  Morais lucidly argues that art criticism, when referring to aesthetic ...

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Aesthetic Theory, Abstract Art, and Lawrence Carroll

by David Carrier

<p>Boldly developing the central traditions of American modernist abstraction, Lawrence Carroll's paintings engage with a fundamental issue of aesthetic theory, the nature of the medium of painting, in highly original, frequently extraordinarily

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Aesthetic Values

by T. Pawlowski

<p>What is aesthetic value? A property in an object? An experience of a perceiving person? An ideal object existing in a mysterious sphere, inaccessible to normal cognition? Does it appear in one form only, or in many forms, perhaps infinitely ...

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Aesthetics

A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts

by David Goldblatt, Stephanie Patridge & Lee B. Brown

<p><em>Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts</em>, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art ...

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Aesthetics

An Introduction

by W. Charlton

<p>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 ...

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Aesthetics A-Z

by Eran Guter

Covers the key concepts, arguments, problems and figures in aesthetics and the philosophy of artThis introduction to aesthetics provides a layered treatment of both the historical background and contemporary debates in aesthetics. Extensive ...

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Aesthetics and Art

Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective

by Jianping Gao

<p>This book introduces traditional and modern aesthetics and arts, comparing the similarities and differences between traditional and modern Chinese aesthetics. It also explores the aesthetic implications of traditional Chinese paintings, and ...

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Aesthetics and Environment

Variations on a Theme

by Arnold Berleant

<p>The essays collected in Aesthetics and Environment comprise a set of variations on art and culture guided by the theme of environment. The essays deal with the physical reality of environment such as the city, the shore, the water and the ...

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Aesthetics and Painting

by Jason Gaiger

<p><em>Aesthetics and Painting</em> introduces and opens up current debates and ideas in the aesthetics of painting. At the book's center is an investigation of the complex relationship between what a painting depicts and the means by which it ...

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Aesthetics and Politics

by Theodor Adorno & Walter Benjamin

<p>No other country and no other period has produced a tradition of major aesthetic debate to compare with that which unfolded in German culture from the 1930s to the 1950s. In <em>Aesthetics and Politics</em> the key texts of the great Marxist ...

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Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind: Beyond Art Theory and the Cartesian Mind-Body Dichotomy

by Alfonsina Scarinzi

<p>The project of naturalizing human consciousness/experience has made great technical strides (e.g., in mapping areas of brain activity), but has been hampered in many cases by its uncritical reliance on a dualistic “Cartesian” paradigm (though

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Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

by Greg Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin & others

<p>Through much of the twentieth century, philosophical thinking about works of art, design, and other aesthetic products has emphasized intuitive and reflective methods, often tied to the idea that philosophy's business is primarily to analyze ...

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Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

by Bence Nanay

<p>Aesthetics is about some special and unusual ways of experiencing the world. Not just artworks, but also nature and ordinary objects. But then if we apply the remarkably elaborate and sophisticated conceptual apparatus of philosophy of ...

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