Art and Ethical Criticism

Author: Garry L. Hagberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444337874

Category: Philosophy

Page: 304

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Through a series of essays, Art and Ethical Criticism explores the complex relationship between the arts and morality. Reflects the importance of a moral life of engagement with works of art Forms part of the prestigious New Directions in Aesthetics series, which confronts the most intriguing problems in aesthetics and the philosophy of art today
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New Directions in American Reception Study

Author: Philip Goldstein,James L. Machor

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195320875

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 379

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This collection reconsiders and extends reception research in literary studies, book history, and media/cultural studies and marks out new directions for such work by reevaluating its methodologies and by examining not only traditional American literature but also women's, African-American, and multicultural literatures, popular culture, the ordinary reader, and the role of reception in the history of the book.
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Cine-Ethics

Ethical Dimensions of Film Theory, Practice, and Spectatorship

Author: Jinhee Choi,Mattias Frey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113674603X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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This volume looks at the significance and range of ethical questions that pertain to various film practices. Diverse philosophical traditions provide useful frameworks to discuss spectators’ affective and emotional engagement with film, which can function as a moral ground for one’s connection to others and to the world outside the self. These traditions encompass theories of emotion, phenomenology, the philosophy of compassion, and analytic and continental ethical thinking and environmental ethics. This anthology is one of the first volumes to open up a dialogue among these diverse methodologies. Contributors bring to the fore some of the assumptions implicitly shared between these theories and forge a new relationship between them in order to explore the moral engagement of the spectator and the ethical consequences of both producing and consuming films
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Mosaic

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

Page: N.A

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The Art of Comics

A Philosophical Approach

Author: Aaron Meskin,Roy T. Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444354825

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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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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The Philosopher's Index

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

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Vols. for 1969- include a section of abstracts.
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The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics

Author: Jerrold Levinson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199279456

Category: Art

Page: 821

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'The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics' has assembled 48 brand-new essays, making this a comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field.
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In Pursuit of Beauty

Americans and the Aesthetic Movement

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 0870994689

Category: Aesthetic movement (Art)

Page: 511

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Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

Revolutionary Responses to the Existing Order

Author: Alan D. Schrift,Daniel Conway

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317546962

Category: Philosophy

Page: 334

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The second half of the 19th Century saw a revolution in both European politics and philosophy. Philosophical fervour reflected political fervour. Five great critics dominated the European intellectual scene: Ludwig Feuerbach, Karl Marx, Soren Kierkegaard, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Friedrich Nietzsche. "Nineteenth-Century Philosophy" assesses the response of each of these leading figures to Hegelian philosophy - the dominant paradigm of the time - to the shifting political landscape of Europe and the United States, and also to the emerging critique of modernity itself. Both individually and collectively, these thinkers succeeded in revolutionizing theology, philosophy, psychology, and politics. The period also saw the emergence of new schools of thought and new disciplinary thinking. The volume covers the birth of sociology and the social sciences, the development of French spiritualism, the beginning of American pragmatism, the rise of science and mathematics, and the maturation of hermeneutics and phenomenology.
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Encountering Religion

Responsibility and Criticism After Secularism

Author: Tyler Roberts

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023153549X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 320

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Tyler Roberts encourages scholars to abandon rigid conceptual oppositions between "secular" and "religious" to better understand how human beings actively and thoughtfully engage with their worlds and make meaning. The artificial distinction between a self-conscious and critical "academic study of religion" and an ideological and authoritarian "religion," he argues, only obscures the phenomenon. Instead, Roberts calls on intellectuals to approach the field as a site of "encounter" and "response," illuminating the agency, creativity, and critical awareness of religious actors. To respond to religion is to ask what religious behaviors and representations mean to us in our individual worlds, and scholars must confront questions of possibility and becoming that arise from testing their beliefs, imperatives, and practices. Roberts refers to the work of Hent de Vries, Eric Santner, and Stanley Cavell, each of whom exemplifies encounter and response in their writings as they traverse philosophy and religion to expose secular thinking to religious thought and practice. This approach highlights the resources religious discourse can offer to a fundamental reorientation of critical thought. In humanistic criticism after secularism, the lines separating the creative, the pious, and the critical themselves become the subject of question and experimentation.
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Logos of Phenomenology and Phenomenology of the Logos. Book Five

The Creative Logos. Aesthetic Ciphering in Fine Arts, Literature and Aesthetics

Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402037436

Category: Philosophy

Page: 384

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Having established in the ontopoiesis/phenomenology of life the creative function of the human being as the fulcrum of our beingness-in-becoming, let us now turn to investigate the creative logos. In this collection, the momentum of a gathering "creative brainstorm" leads to the vertiginous imaginative transformability of the creative logos as it ciphers through the aesthetic sense, the elements of experience – sensing, feeling, emotions, forming – in works of art, thus lifting human experience into spirit and culture. Papers by: Ellen J. Burns, Mao Chen, J.C. Couceiro-Bueno, David Brubaker, Madalina Diaconu, Michel Dion, Antonio Dominguez Rey, Elga Freiberga, Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei, Brian Grassom, Calley Hornbuckle, Lawrence Kimmel, Ljudmila Molodkina, Chiedozie Okoro, Rebecca M. Painter, Aleksandra Pawliszyn, Osvaldo Rossi, Jadwiga Smith, Piero Trupia, Patricia Trutty-Coohill, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, James Werner, Raymond J. Wilson III.
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Dissensus

On Politics and Aesthetics

Author: Jacques Ranciere

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1847064450

Category: Philosophy

Page: 230

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A brand new collection of Jacques Rancière's writings on art and politics.
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Ethics and Aesthetics

The Moral Turn of Postmodernism

Author: Gerhard Hoffmann (Dr. phil.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783825303150

Category: Postmodernism

Page: 377

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Cultural Appropriation and the Arts

Author: James O. Young

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 184

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Now, for the first time, a philosopher undertakes a systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise. Cultural appropriation is a pervasive feature of the contemporary world (the Parthenon Marbles remain in London; white musicians from Bix Beiderbeck to Eric Clapton have appropriated musical styles from African-American culture) Young offers the first systematic philosophical investigation of the moral and aesthetic issues to which cultural appropriation gives rise Tackles head on the thorny issues arising from the clash and integration of cultures and their artifacts Questions considered include: “Can cultural appropriation result in the production of aesthetically successful works of art?” and “Is cultural appropriation in the arts morally objectionable?” Part of the highly regarded New Directions in Aesthetics series
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Photography and Philosophy

Essays on the Pencil of Nature

Author: Scott Walden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444335081

Category: Photography

Page: 344

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PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHILOSOPHY ESSAYS ON THE PENCIL OF NATURE "Many of the essays are well written and indeed groundbreaking...Given its overall depth, the anthology is worth reading by any critic, curator or student of the arts."-Prefix Photo "How does anyone accept or deny 'reality' in photographic excursions? This is the central issue in this extraordinary compilation of 13 essays by contemporary philosophers who argue back and forth (in editor Walden's clever arrangement) so that readers must engage their own minds within the constantly conflicting (theoretical and personal) propositions/explanations. This is a rich, provocative, intelligent, challenging, and important compilation. Highly recommended."-Choice "Required reading for anyone interested in analytic philosophy of photography, Scott Walden's collection includes essays by most of the major writers in this area. The combination of classic pieces with newly commissioned work makes this both a useful reference book and a stimulating contribution to ongoing debates about photographic representation.-Nigel Warburton, The Open University Seeing is believing or is it? In an era of digital-imaging technology, can photographs still be considered truthful or realistic? Photography and Philosophy takes an up-to-date look at the issues of photographic truth, objectivity, and realism. It tests the limits on what can ethically be done with a camera and examines the fundamental differences between photographic and non-photographic artwork. Unlike the numerous texts devoted to the subject of Film Theory, this collection contains essays specifically about the art form of Still Photography and the broader theoretical questions it raises. Written by contemporary philosophers in a thorough and engaging manner, it is an excellent resource for students studying aesthetics or fine arts and photography.
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Re-Routing the Postcolonial

New Directions for the New Millennium

Author: Janet Wilson,Cristina Sandru,Sarah Lawson Welsh

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135190216

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Modern Criticism

Author: Richard Foster

Publisher: Ardent Media

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 643

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Art And Engagement

Author: Arnold Berleant

Publisher: Temple University Press

ISBN: 9781566390842

Category: Art

Page: 207

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In this book Arnold Berleant develops a bold alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness. Centering on the notion of participatory engagement in the appreciation of art, he explores its appearance in art and in aesthetic perception, especially during the past century. Aesthetic engagement becomes a key, both on historical and theoretical grounds, to making intelligible our experiences with both contemporary and classical arts. In place of the traditional aesthetic that enjoins the appreciator to adopt a contemplative attitude, distancing the art object in order to ensure its removal from practical uses, Art and Engagement examines the ways in which art entices us into intimate participation in its workings. Beginning with the historical and theoretical underpinnings of the idea of engagement, Berleant focuses on how engagement works as a force in different arts. Successive chapters pursue its influence in landscape painting, architecture and environmental design, literature, music, dance, and film. Art and Engagement argues forcefully for the originality and power of aesthetic perception. Demolishing the conceptual barriers erected by the Western world’s limiting tradition, the book discloses the condition of engagement that has always been present when our aesthetic encounters have been most effective and suggests a new direction for aesthetic inquiry.
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