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Art as Human Practice

An Aesthetics

by Georg W. Bertram

<p>How is art both distinct and different from the rest of human life, while also mattering in and for it? This central yet overlooked question in contemporary philosophy of art is at the heart of Georg Bertram's new aesthetic. Drawing on the ...

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Art as Organism

Biology and the Evolution of the Digital Image

by Dr. Charissa N. Terranova

<p>What if modernism had been characterised by evolving, interconnected and multi-sensory images – rather than by the monolithic objects often described by its artists and theorists? In this groundbreaking book, Charissa Terranova unearths a ...

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Art as the Absolute

Art's Relation to Metaphysics in Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, and Schopenhauer

by Professor Paul Gordon

<p><em>Art as the Absolute</em> is a literary and philosophical investigation into the meaning of art and its claims to truth. Exploring in particular the writings of Kant and those who followed after, including Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, ...

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Art Cinema and Theology

The Word Was Made Film

by Justin Ponder

<p>This book examines postmodern theology and how it relates to the cinematic style of Robert Bresson, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, and Luis Buñuel. Ponder demonstrates how these filmmakers forefront religious issues in their use of mise

ISBN: 9783319585567

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Art in Public

Politics, Economics, and a Democratic Culture

by Lambert Zuidervaart

<p>This book examines fundamental questions about funding for the arts: why should governments provide funding for the arts? What do the arts contribute to daily life? Do artists and their publics have a social responsibility? Challenging ...

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Art Inspiring Transmutations of Life

by Patricia Trutty Coohill

<p>Although the creative impulse surges in revolt against everyday reality, breaking through its confines, it makes pacts with that reality’s essential laws and returns to it to modulate its sense. In fact, it is through praxis that imagination ...

ISBN: 9789048191604

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Art Line Thought

by S.B. Mallin

<p><em>Art Line Thought</em> discusses the main issues that beset our time and philosophy by locating these same issues in artworks and describing closely what is shown there. While respecting their differences, art and philosophy are thus made ...

ISBN: 9789400915947

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Art of the Bartender

A Book of Philosophy, Technique and Wisdom

by Sir Francis IV

<p>Art of the Bartender: A Book of Philosophy, Technique, and Wisdom is comprised of ten chapters of what could be closely associated with an art or discipline. These thoughts are intermingled with personal accounts that occur between 1994 to ...

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Art of the Storm

A Collection of Divinely Inspired Poems, Short Stories, Contemplations, Prayers, Mantras & Meditation

by Dylan Hendrix

<p>This is a collection of divinely inspired poems, short stories, and reflections inspired through deep meditation, yoga practices, and connecting with nature. The poems in this collection will bring light and wisdom to its readers through its ...

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Art Rethought

The Social Practices of Art

by Nicholas Wolterstorff

<p>Human beings engage works of the arts in many different ways: they sing songs while working, they kiss icons, they create and dedicate memorials. Yet almost all philosophers of art of the modern period have ignored this variety and focused ...

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Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

by Cynthia Freeland

<p>In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many ...

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Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

by Joseph P. Huston, Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora & others

<p>Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. Our ancestors have decorated their bodies, tools, and utensils for over 100,000 years. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, ...

ISBN: 9780191648885

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Art, Education, and Cultural Renewal

Essays in Reformational Philosophy

by Lambert Zuidervaart

What good is art? What is the point of a university education? Can philosophers contribute anything to social liberation? Such questions, both ancient and urgent, are the pulse of reformational philosophy. Inspired by the vision of the Dutch ...

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Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective

by Tony McKenna

<p>This title offers a Marxist take on a selection of artistic and cultural achievements from the rap music of Tupac Shakur to the painting of Van Gogh, from HBO's Breaking Bad to Balzac's Cousin Bette , from the magical realm of Harry Potter to

ISBN: 9781137526618

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Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective

by Tony McKenna

<EM>Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective</EM> provides a journey through some of the most salient and abiding instances of art, literature, TV series and film. The analysis ranges from more classical works such as the paintings

ISBN: 9781137526625

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Art, Mind, and Narrative

Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie

by Julian Dodd

<p>This volume presents new essays on art, mind, and narrative inspired by the work of the late Peter Goldie, who was Samuel Hall Professor of Philosophy at the University of Manchester until 2011. Its three sections cover Narrative Thinking; ...

ISBN: 9780191082337

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Art, Politics and Rancière

Broken Perceptions

by Tina Chanter

<p>Even those who take themselves to be breaking from tradition-from the metaphysical tradition of philosophy, from grand narratives, neoliberalism or Eurocentrism-can remain blindly attached to them. <em>Art, Politics and Rancière: Broken ...

ISBN: 9781472510945

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Artemissia

A Spiritual Awakening

by Kelly Ryan

<p>I hope through this book that my readers experience the deep and profound effect that my daughter had on my life and of those around her.</p> <p>She came into my life as a catalyst pebble thrown into the proverbial pond of life, never to be ...

ISBN: 9781452508122

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Articulating the Moral Community

Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism

by Henry Richardson

<p>Is morality fixed objectively, independently of all human judgment, or do we &quot;invent&quot; right and wrong? Articulating the Moral Community argues that neither of these simple answers is correct. Its central thesis is that, working ...

ISBN: 9780190884635

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Articulating the World

Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image

by Joseph Rouse

<p>Naturalism as a guiding philosophy for modern science both disavows any appeal to the supernatural or anything else transcendent to nature, and repudiates any philosophical or religious authority over the workings and conclusions of the ...

ISBN: 9780226293707

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