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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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Aesthetics Equals Politics

New Discourses across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy

by Mark Foster Gage

<p><strong>How aesthetics—understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity—might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.</strong></p> <p>These essays make the case for a reignited understanding of ...

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Aesthetics of the Familiar

Everyday Life and World-Making

by Yuriko Saito

<p>Yuriko Saito explores the nature and significance of the aesthetic dimensions of people's everyday life. Everyday aesthetics has the recognized value of enriching one's life experiences and sharpening one's attentiveness and sensibility. ...

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Aesthetics of Ugliness

A Critical Edition

by Karl Rosenkranz

<p>In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

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Aesthetics on the Edge

Where Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

by Dominic McIver Lopes

<p>Philosophers say what art is and then scientists and then other scholars study how we are equipped, cognitively and socially, to make art and appreciate it. This time-honoured approach will not work. Recent science reveals that we have poor ...

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Aesthetics, Arts, and Politics in a Global World

by Daniel Herwitz

<p>A different set of purposes define culture today than those that preoccupied the world in the immediate decades of decolonization. Focusing on art and music in diverse parts of the world, Daniel Herwitz explores a world that has largely ...

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Affectivity and Philosophy after Spinoza and Nietzsche

Making Knowledge the Most Powerful Affect

by Stuart Pethick

<p>Pethick investigates a much neglected philosophical connection between two of the most controversial figures in the history of philosophy: Spinoza and Nietzsche. By examining the crucial role that affectivity plays in their philosophies, this

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Affectivity and Philosophy after Spinoza and Nietzsche

Making Knowledge the Most Powerful Affect

by Dr Stuart Pethick

<p ><span style="font-style:italic;" >Affectivity and Philosophy After Spinoza and Nietzsche</span> investigates a much neglected philosophical connection between two of the most controversial figures in the history of philosophy, namely ...

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Affirmation of Poetry

by Judith Balso

<DIV><p><BR>Since the times of Plato and Aristotle, the relation of poetry to philosophy has been controversial. For certain scholars, poetry should in no way be confused with philosophy. For others, poetry is at the heart of the possibility of ...

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Afflicted

How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

by Nicole M. Piemonte

<p><strong>How medical education and practice can move beyond a narrow focus on biological intervention to recognize the lived experiences of illness, suffering, and death.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Afflicted</em>, Nicole Piemonte examines the ...

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African American Contributions to the Americas’ Cultures

A Critical Edition of Lectures by Alain Locke

by Jacoby Adeshei Carter

<p>This book is a critical edition of six lectures by Alain Leroy Locke, the intellectual progenitor of the Harlem Renaissance. In them, Locke offers an Inter-American philosophical account of important contributions made by Afrodescendant ...

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African Philosophical Currents

by John Murungi

<p>The history of the human world has reached a stage where no philosophical community can any longer philosophize in isolation from other philosophical communities. The African philosophical community is not an exception and neither is any ...

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African Philosophical Illuminations

by John Murungi

<p>The illumination of African philosophy offered in this volume leads to the illumination of philosophy in general. Illuminating arises as an essential task of philosophy, whether African or not. What is illuminated is not already there, but is

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African Philosophy

New and Traditional Perspectives

by Lee M. Brown

<p>In the last two decades the idea of African Philosophy has undergone significant change and scrutiny. Some critics have maintained that the idea of a system of philosophical thought tied to African traditions is incoherent. In <em>African ...

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African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

<p><em>African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation</em> is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, ...

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African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalization of Women

by Jonathan O. Chimakonam & Louise du Toit

<p>This book examines the underexplored notion of epistemic marginalization of women in the African intellectual place. Women's issues are still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies and academics in sub-Saharan Africa. The ...

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African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism

White Skin, Black Race

by Elvis Imafidon

<p>Albinism is one of the foremost disability and public health issues in Africa today. It often makes headlines in local, national and international medias and forms the basis for intense advocacy at all levels. This is primarily due to the ...

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African Spirituality: Cosmological and Theological Values

Myths from South Eastern Nigeria: an Examination of Their Cosmological and Theological Relevance

by Udobata R. Onunwa & Udok Mbosowo Bassey

<p>To penetrate into the world of another people is simply a task that demands patience, skill, and humility. It is easy to write off people on the basis of racial or ethnic pride, ignorance, and hasty judgment. Until one carefully studies a ...

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African Traditional Medicine: Autonomy and Informed Consent

by Peter Ikechukwu Osuji

<p>This book focuses on informed consent in African Traditional Medicine (ATM). ATM forms a large portion of the healthcare systems in Africa. WHO statistics show that as much as 80% of the population in Africa uses traditional medicine for ...

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After Certainty

A History of Our Epistemic Ideals and Illusions

by Robert Pasnau

<p>No part of philosophy is as disconnected from its history as is epistemology. After Certainty offers a reconstruction of that history, understood as a series of changing expectations about the cognitive ideal that beings such as us might hope

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