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  • Philosophy of the Arts: An Introduction to Aesthetics

    Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new sections on art and beauty, modern art, Aristotle and katharsis, and Hegel. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised with fresh material and extended discussions. As with previous editions, the book: is jargon-free and will appeal to students of music, art history and literature as well as philosophy looks at a wide range of the arts from film, p...

    • ASIN: 0415349796
    • Brand: Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy)

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art is a clear and compact survey of philosophical theories of the nature and value of art, including in its scope literature, painting, sculpture, music, dance, architecture, movies, conceptual art and performance art. This second edition incorporates significant new research on topics including pictorial depiction, musical expression, conceptual art, Hegel, and art and society. Drawing on classical and contemporary philosophy, literary theory and art criticism, Richard Eldridge explores the representationa...

    • ASIN: 1107614449
    • Brand: imusti

  • A History of Western Philosophy: From the Pre-Socratics to Postmodernism

    Plato. Aristotle. Augustine. Hume. Kant. Hegel. These names and the philosophies associated with them ring through the minds of every student and scholar of philosophy. And in their search for knowledge, every student of philosophy needs to know the history of the philosophical discourse such giants have bequeathed us. Noted philosopher C. Stephen Evans brings his expertise to this daunting task as he surveys the history of Western philosophy, from the Pre-Socratics to Nietzsche and postmodernism―and every major figure and movement in between...

    • ASIN: 0830852220
    • Brand: InterVarsity Press

  • The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

    In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness....

    • ASIN: 0807012394
    • Brand: Beacon Press
    • UPC: 046442012393

  • The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy

    Philosophy is defined as the love of wisdom, and college students will certainly admire this Bible-informed introductory level textbook’s fun approach to an often heady subject. The Love of Wisdom is made distinct in its engaging style that includes humor and copious popular culture illustrations to heighten reader interest and clarify important concepts. The book even addresses two key topics often omitted by other texts: political philosophy and aesthetics (beauty and the arts). Students and teachers can also make great use of the study q...

    • ASIN: 0805447709

  • Philosophy of Art: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)

    Philosophy of Art is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics.It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art, neo-Wittgensteinism, the Institutional Theory of Art. as well as historical approaches to the nature of art.Throughout, abstract philosophical theories are illustrated by examples of both traditional and contemporary art including frequent reference to the avant-garde...

    • ASIN: 0415159644
    • Brand: Routledge

  • Aesthetics: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art (OPUS)

    Why do people read novels, go to the theater, or listen to beautiful music? Do we seek out aesthetic experiences simply because we enjoy them--or is there another, deeper, reason we spend our leisure time viewing or experiencing works of art? Aesthetics, the first short introduction to the contemporary philosophy of aesthetics, examines not just the nature of the aesthetic experience, but the definition of art, and its moral and intrinsic value in our lives. Anne Sheppard divides her work into two parts: In the first, she summarizes the major t...

    • ASIN: 0192891642
    • Brand: Oxford University Press USA

  • Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities (11th Edition)

    Provides an introductory, straight-forward, and response-oriented overview of the arts Perceiving the Arts presents the basic formal, technical, experiential, and contextual qualities of the arts in a brief, clear, and factual manner. Students will develop confidence in approaching the arts and will gain skills that encourage life-long artistic and cultural engagement.  Intended to provide a basic overview of the major artistic disciplines - drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, cinema, da...

    • ASIN: 020599511X

  • But Is It Art?: An Introduction to Art Theory

    From Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to provocative dung-splattered madonnas, in today's art world many strange, even shocking, things are put on display. This often leads exasperated viewers to exclaim--is this really art? In this invaluable primer on aesthetics, Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are so highly valued in art, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many engrossing examples. Writing clearly and perceptively, she explores the cultural meanings of art in different contexts, and highlights the continuities of trad...

    • ASIN: 0192853678
    • Color: White
    • Brand: imusti
    • UPC: 884395838383

  • Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science

    Ranging across both standard philosophical territory and the landscape of cutting-edge cognitive science, Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Second Edition, is a vivid and engaging introduction to key issues, research, and opportunities in the field.Starting with the vision of mindware as software and debates between realists, instrumentalists, and eliminativists, Andy Clark takes students on a no-holds-barred journey through connectionism, dynamical systems, and real-world robotics before moving on to the frontie...

    • ASIN: 0199828156
    • Brand: imusti

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport (Elements of Philosophy)

    This comprehensive text examines the history, significance, and philosophical dimensions of sport. Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport is organized to reflect the traditional division of philosophy into metaphysical, ethical, and sociopolitical issues, while incorporating specific concerns of today’s athletic world, such as cheating, doping, and Title IX, where they are applicable. This approach provides students with a basic understanding of the philosophy of sport as a whole and better equips them to investigate specific issues. Introdu...

    • ASIN: 0742570614
    • Brand: Rowman Littlefield Publishers

  • Ways of Seeing: Based on the BBC Television Series (Penguin Books for Art)

    John Berger’s seminal text on how to look at artJohn Berger's Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language. First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the Sunday Times critic commented: "This is an eye-opener in more ways than one: by concentrating on how we look at paintings . . . he will almost certainly change the way you look at pictures." By now he has."The influence of the series and the book . . . was enormous . . . It opened up for general atte...

    • ASIN: 0140135154
    • Color: White
    • Brand: Penguin Books

  • The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

    Explore the history and concepts of philosophy, from the big thinkers to complex theories, with straightforward text and witty illustrations that demystify an often daunting subject matter. Now in paperback.Are the ideas of René Descartes, Mary Wollstonecraft, John Locke, and Thomas Hobbes still relevant today? The Philosophy Book unpacks the writings and ideas of more than 100 of history's well-known philosophers, taking you on a journey from ancient Greece to modern day. Explore feminism, rationalism, idealism, existentialism, and other infl...

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  • Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water

    "Cabin porn goes coastal in Nina Freudenberger’s Surf Shack" [Vanity Fair], and here are bungalows, trailers, cabins, and beach homes where surfers retreat after a day on the waves. Peek inside the homes of longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers that reflect not just a sport or passion, but also a way of life. Blake and Heather Mycoskie of TOMS, hotelier Sean MacPherson, Gypset author Julia Chaplin, and others have set up their spaces to embrace a casual ease and be the break between the waves. With vibrant photographs of design deta...

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  • The Vintage Guide to Classical Music: An Indispensable Guide for Understanding and Enjoying Classical Music

    The most readable and comprehensive guide to enjoying over five hundred years of classical music -- from Gregorian chants, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, and beyond.The Vintage Guide to Classical Music is a lively -- and opinionated -- musical history and an insider's key to the personalities, epochs, and genres of the Western classical tradition. Among its features:-- chronologically arranged essays on nearly 100 composers, from Guillaume de Machaut (ca. 1300-1377) to Aaron Co...

    • ASIN: 0679728058
    • Brand: Vintage

  • The Great Conversation : A Historical Introduction to Philosophy

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  • Philosophy of the Arts : An Introduction to Aesthetics

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  • But is It Art? : An Introduction to Art Theory

    From Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to provocative dung-splattered madonnas, in today's art world many strange, even shocking, things are put on display. This often leads exasperated viewers to exclaim--is this really art? In this invaluable

    • UPC: 1706133
    • Rating: 4.5

  • Philosophy of Language : A Contemporary Introduction

    "Now in its Third Edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Author William G. Lycan structures the

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    • Rating: 4.0

  • Art Theory: A Very Short Introduction

    About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions,

    • UPC: 2641008
    • Rating: 4.5

  • The Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of Fine Art

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as

    • UPC: 889957050

  • Elements of Science and Art : Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry; Together with Their Application to a Variety of Elegant and Useful Arts Volume 2

    Elements of Science and Art

    • UPC: 966257211

  • Elements of Science and Art : Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry: Together with Their Application to a Variety of Elegant and Useful Arts; Volume 1

    Elements of Science and Art: Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry: Together with Their Application to a Variety of

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  • Elements of Science and Art : Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry; Together with Their Application to a Variety of Elegant and Useful Arts; Volume 2

    Elements of Science and Art: Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry; Together with Their Application to a Variety of

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  • Elements of Science and Art : Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry; Together with Their Application to a Variety of Elegant and Useful Arts Volume 2

    Elements of Science and Art: Being a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy and Chemistry; Together with Their Application to a Variety of

    • UPC: 876183576

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