Aesthetics

a comprehensive anthology

Author: Steven M. Cahn,Aaron Meskin

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 684

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From Plato's Ion to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of readings on aesthetics and the philosophy of art currently available. Brings together the most significant writings in aesthetics and philosophy of art from the past 2500 years Each section includes a useful introductory essay which provides an overview of developments in the field Broken down into three sections: Historical Sources, Modern Theories, and Contemporary Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art Thorough, systematic, and flexible, including two alternative tables of contents (historical and topical); an ideal textbook and guide to the field
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Cognitive Media Theory

Author: Ted Nannicelli,Paul Taberham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136226109

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

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Across the academy, scholars are debating the question of what bearing scientific inquiry has upon the humanities. The latest addition to the AFI Film Readers series, Cognitive Media Theory takes up this question in the context of film and media studies. This collection of essays by internationally recognized researchers in film and media studies, psychology, and philosophy offers film and media scholars and advanced students an introduction to contemporary cognitive media theory—an approach to the study of diverse media forms and content that draws upon both the methods and explanations of the sciences and the humanities. Exploring topics that range from color perception to the moral appraisal of characters to our interactive engagement with videogames, Cognitive Media Theory showcases the richness and diversity of cognitivist research. This volume will be of interest not only to students and scholars of film and media, but to anyone interested in the possibility of a productive relationship between the sciences and humanities.
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Vom Musikalisch-Schönen

Ein Beitrag zur Revision der Ästhetik der Tonkunst

Author: Eduard Hanslick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783337199593

Category:

Page: 172

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Vom Musikalisch-Schönen - Ein Beitrag zur Revision der Ästhetik der Tonkunst ist ein unveränderter, hochwertiger Nachdruck der Originalausgabe. Hansebooks ist Herausgeber von Literatur zu unterschiedlichen Themengebieten wie Forschung und Wissenschaft, Reisen und Expeditionen, Kochen und Ernährung, Medizin und weiteren Genres. Der Schwerpunkt des Verlages liegt auf dem Erhalt historischer Literatur. Viele Werke historischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler sind heute nur noch als Antiquitäten erhältlich. Hansebooks verlegt diese Bücher neu und trägt damit zum Erhalt selten gewordener Literatur und historischem Wissen auch für die Zukunft bei.
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Continental Aesthetics

Romanticism to Postmodernism: An Anthology

Author: Richard Kearney,David Rasmussen

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

ISBN: 9780631216117

Category: Philosophy

Page: 476

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This comprehensive anthology provides a collection of classic and contemporary readings in continental aesthetics. Extending from romanticism through modernism to postmodernism, the volume includes landmark texts that have sparked renewed interest in aesthetics, including works by Kant, Nietzsche, Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre, Lukács, Habermas, Foucault, Kristeva, and Derrida. The range and significance of the primary sources presented, together with the editors' introductions, make this volume essential for anyone interested in aesthetics or philosophy of art.
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Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology

Author: Peter Lamarque,Stein Haugom Olsen

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1119222443

Category: Philosophy

Page: 744

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For over fifty years, philosophers working within the broader remit of analytic philosophy have developed and refined a substantial body of work in aesthetics and the philosophy of art, curating a core foundation of scholarship which offers rigor and clarity on matters of profound and perennial interest relating to art and all forms of aesthetic appreciation. Now in its second edition and thoroughly revised, Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art—The Analytic Tradition: An Anthology captures this legacy in a comprehensive introduction to the core philosophical questions and conversations in aesthetics. Through 57 key essays selected by leading scholars Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen, this anthology collects modern classics as well as new contributions on essential topics such as the identification and ontology of art, interpretation, values of art, art and knowledge, and fiction and the imagination. New to this edition are selections which treat aesthetic experience more widely, including essays on the aesthetics of nature and aesthetics in everyday life. Other carefully-chosen pieces analyze the practice and experience of specific art forms in greater detail, including painting, photography, film, literature, music, and popular art such as comics. This bestselling collection is an essential resource for students and scholars of aesthetics, designed to foster a foundational understanding of both long-standing and contemporary topics in the field.
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Philosophy of Science

An Historical Anthology

Author: Timothy McGrew,Marc Alspector-Kelly,Fritz Allhoff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405175435

Category: Philosophy

Page: 660

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By combining excerpts from key historical writings with commentary by experts, Philosophy of Science: An Historical Anthology provides a comprehensive history of the philosophy of science from ancient to modern times. Provides a comprehensive history of the philosophy of science, from antiquity up to the 20th century Includes extensive commentary by scholars putting the selected writings in historical context and pointing out their interconnections Covers areas rarely seen in philosophy of science texts, including the philosophical dimensions of biology, chemistry, and geology Designed to be accessible to both undergraduates and graduate students
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Politische Philosophie heute

eine Einführung

Author: Will Kymlicka

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783593358918

Category: Political science

Page: 297

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Eine grundlegende und umfassende Einführung in die modernen Strömungen der politischen Philosophie: Utilitarismus, Liberalismus, Libertarismus, Marxismus, Kommunitarismus und Feminismus.
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The Art of Comics

A Philosophical Approach

Author: Aaron Meskin,Roy T. Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444334646

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 213

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The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art. The first-ever anthology to address the philosophical issues raised by the art of comics Provides an extensive and thorough introduction to the field, and to comics more generally Responds to the increasing philosophical interest in comic art Includes a preface by the renowned comics author Warren Ellis Many of the chapters are illustrated, and the book carries a stunning cover by the rising young comics star David Heatley
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Philosophy of Action

An Anthology

Author: Jonathan Dancy,Constantine Sandis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118604512

Category: Philosophy

Page: 405

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This is the best conspectus of the philosophy of action since 1945 I have seen: an excellent selection of articles, nicely organized, with concise and reliable introductions that guide the reader deftly through each topic.” John Hyman, The Queen’s College, Oxford, UK “Philosophy of Action: An Anthology offers the reader thirty-seven of the best previously published papers on action in the last half-century or so. It is far more comprehensive than earlier collections and has minimal overlap with them. Each of the six parts commences with a helpful overview by the editors of the issues and problems that arise in the papers. They skillfully set the stage for the papers that follow. The collection will not only become first choice as the text for courses in the Philosophy of Action, but will be of great use to the professional philosopher of action, who will have these papers collected in one convenient place for the first time.” David-Hillel Ruben, University of London, UK Philosophy of Action: An Anthology brings together a selection of the most influential classic and contemporary essays on the subject by leading scholars, from the 1960s to the present day. In creating a unique collection of essays on the subject, the book answers a pressing need for an anthology in which many voices contribute to offer an introductory and unprecedented survey of the field. The essays, arranged thematically and accompanied by expert introductions written by the editors, cover action and agency, volition and causation, intention and intentional action, reasons and motivation, the explanation of action, and responsibility and free agency. Edited by leading scholars in philosophy, both highly regarded for their work in the area, this is an invaluable resource for teaching upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in the philosophy of action, and as a general reference volume of seminal papers on the subject.
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Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Autobiographie

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031541

Category: History

Page: 864

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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.
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Zur Ästhetik

Philosophie

Author: Joachim Stiller

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 3738049029

Category: Philosophy

Page: 33

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Die Ästhetik ist ein Gebiet der Philosophie, das noch verhältnismäßig jung ist. Hier soll ein Beitrag zum radikalen ästhetischen Subjektivismus geliestert werden. Dieser radikale ästhetische Subjektivismus findet sich schon bei Plotin.. Zugleich wird die Frage nach dem Schönen neu beantwortet.
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Über Gewißheit

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518012505

Category: Certainty

Page: 179

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Fühlen und Form

Eine Theorie der Kunst

Author: Susanne K. Langer

Publisher: Felix Meiner Verlag

ISBN: 3787328807

Category: Philosophy

Page: 692

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Susanne K. Langer gehört zu den einflussreichsten amerikanischen PhilosophInnen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Die Whitehead-Schülerin begann ihre philosophische Karriere als Logikerin, wandte sich dann aber der Symboltheorie zu, wo sie in Philosophy in a New Key (das Buch erreichte eine verkaufte Auflage von rd. 500.000 Exemplaren!) einen u.a. von Ernst Cassirer beeinflussten, aber eigenständigen symbolphilosophischen Ansatz verfolgt. Fühlen und Form (1953), Langers große Ästhetik, geht von dem dort ausgearbeiteten Modell aus und entwickelt es fort zu einer Theorie der Kunst. Die Künste nehmen in Langers Philosophie eine ungewöhnlich prominente Rolle ein. Wichtig ist dabei der Plural: Gerahmt von allgemeinen Abschnitten über das künstlerische Symbol, über Gefühl, Ausdruck und Darstellung besteht der Hauptteil des Buches aus detaillierten und kenntnisreichen Auseinandersetzungen mit den verschiedenen künstlerischen Disziplinen, namentlich Bild, Skulptur, Architektur, Musik, Tanz und Literatur, und endet mit einem kurzen Abschnitt zum Film. Der zentrale Begriff des feeling steht dabei nicht nur für Gefühl im engeren Sinne, sondern umfasst letztlich die gesamten menschlichen Auffassungsweisen der Welt von der elementaren körperlichen bis zur geistigen Ebene, zwischen denen er Kontinuität herstellt. Das Kunstwerk als "Symbol des Fühlens" ist eine Darstellung dieser Auffassungsweisen und ihrer lebendigen Artikulation. Fühlen und Form bildet so den Angelpunkt zwischen der frühen Symboltheorie und Langers späterem monumentalen Werk Mind, einer großangelegten Theorie des menschlichen Geistes, an der sie bis zu ihrem Tod arbeitete.
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Bullshit

Author: Harry G. Frankfurt

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518734873

Category: Political Science

Page: 48

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Mit »Bullshit« legte der amerikanische Philosoph Harry G. Frankfurt den Klassiker der »Empört Euch!«-Bücher vor. Im Sturmlauf eroberte er die Herzen aller, die vom Nonsense-Gerede in U-Bahn und Büro und auf allen Kanälen schon lange genug hatten. Binnen Wochen verkaufte sich sein zorniges Manifest in den Vereinigten Staaten eine halbe Million Mal, ein globaler Feldzug gegen »Bullshitting« war die Folge. Doch Bullshit siegte. Bis heute haben wir dümmliche »Bild«-Kolumnen und hohles Gequassel in den Talkshows und am Handy. Ohnmächtig müssten wir all das über uns ergehen lassen, hätten wir nicht Frankfurts elegant-präzise Abrechnung mit derlei Phänomenen zur Hand, Urschrift aller Wut-Bücher und unverzichtbares Grundlagenwerk der angewandten Dummheitsforschung. Bullshit? Lesen!
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Western philosophy

an anthology

Author: John Cottingham

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405124775

Category: Philosophy

Page: 849

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Western Philosophy: An Anthology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of the Western philosophical tradition from ancient Greece to the leading philosophers of today. Features substantial and carefully chosen excerpts from all the greats of philosophy, arranged thematically and chronologically Readings are introduced and linked together by a lucid philosophical commentary which guides the reader through the key arguments Embraces all the major subfields of philosophy: theory of knowledge and metaphysics, philosophy of mind, religion and science, moral philosophy (theoretical and applied), political theory, and aesthetics Updated edition now includes additional contemporary readings in each section Augmented by two completely new sections on logic and language, and philosophy and the meaning of life
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Mind and cognition

an anthology

Author: William G. Lycan,Jesse J. Prinz

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 877

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First published in 1990, Mind and Cognition: An Anthology is now firmly established as a popular teaching apparatus for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in the philosophy of mind. Brings together the most important classic and contemporary articles in philosophy of mind and cognition Completely revised and updated throughout, in response to feedback from teachers in the field Now includes 20 new readings Each updated part opens with a brief, synoptic introduction to the individual field and a comprehensive further reading list Each section also includes three to four of the most influential papers that have been written in the philosophy of mind over the last 40 years
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