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The Philosophical Treatise of William H. Ferris: Selected Readings from The African Abroad or, His Evolution in Western Civilization

by Tommy J. Curry

With a full introduction and textual commentary, this volume introduces William H. Ferris’s The African Abroad, a treatise on racial idealism, Black ethnology, and the evolution of Blacks from Negro to Negrosaxon,...


The Future Is An Image

by John Calvelli

The image holds us in thrall, like a cocoon wrapped around our being. Each thread of this fantastic construction is a world we have imagined to be, and together they comprise a seemingly safe and secure habitat...


Sound in Cinema

by Murray Stiller

Sound and visual are independent elements brought together to become the  audiovisual of modern cinema. Sound in cinema and moving pictures juxtapose each other to represent a conversation. However, they speak...


Dissonance

Think, Pig!

The Common Growl

Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art

by Virginia Heffernan

Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the “best living writers of English prose”) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the...


Images of History

Gesture of Awareness: A Radical Approach to Time, Space, and Movement

by Charles Genoud

 

From a major mind of Buddhism today comes this unique philosophical work, which hearkens back to the classical verse-form, but in a modern voice that speaks directly to the twenty-first century reader and...


Towards a Conceptual Militancy

by Mike Watson

Politicises art with a sense of immediacy.


Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing

by Asbjørn Grønstad, Henrik Gustafsson & Øyvind Vågnes

The first book of its kind, Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing engages broadly with the often too neglected yet significant questions of gesture in visual culture. In our turbulent mediasphere where...


Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food

by Nicola Perullo & Massimo Montanari

Taste as Experience puts the pleasure of food at the center of human experience. It shows how the sense of taste informs our preferences and relationship to nature, pushes us toward ethical practices of consumption,...


Aesthetics of Negativity

Tragic Beauty in Whitehead and Japanese Aesthetics

by Steve Odin

This book examines Alfred North Whitehead’s process aesthetics focusing especially on two categories, including the penumbral beauty of darkness and the tragic beauty of perishability, while further establishing...


The Philosophical Contexts of Sartre's The Wall and Other Stories: Stories of Bad Faith

by Kevin W. Sweeney

The Philosophical Contexts of The Wall and Other Stories presents a philosophical analysis of all five stories in Sartre’s short-story collection, concentrating on characters’ acts of bad faith. Kevin W....


Pretentiousness: Why It Matters

by Dan Fox

Pretentiousness is the engine oil of culture; the essential lubricant in the development of all arts, high, low, or middle.


The Hatred of Music

by Pascal Quignard, Matthew Amos & Fredrik Rönnbäck

Throughout Pascal Quignard's distinguished literary career, music has been a recurring obsession. As a musician he organized the International Festival of Baroque Opera and Theatre at Versailles in the early...


The Work of Difference

The Intertwining of Aesthetics and Ethics: Exceeding of Expectations, Ecstasy, Sublimity

by Jadranka Skorin-Kapov

The book analyzes the intertwining of aesthetics and ethics in experiences characterized by a break of representational capabilities, such as encounters with nature and art. It also notes that the prerequisite...


Collaborative Art in the Twenty-First Century

by Sondra Bacharach, Siv B. Fjærestad & Jeremy Neil Booth

Collaboration in the arts is no longer a conscious choice to make a deliberate artistic statement, but instead a necessity of artistic survival. In today's hybrid world of virtual mobility, collaboration decentralizes...