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A Naïve Realist Theory of Colour

All Ears

Aesthetic Pursuits

Art, Mind, and Narrative

Prophecies of Language

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

by Nick Dunn

Where now for the secret, the contemplative, the quiet and subterranean in our cities? The question may no longer be what spaces we wish to engage with but when are they?


Blackpentecostal Breath

Aesthetic Disinterestedness: Art, Experience, and the Self

by Thomas Hilgers

The notion of disinterestedness is often conceived of as antiquated or ideological. In spite of this, Hilgers argues that one cannot reject it if one wishes to understand the nature of art. He claims that an...


The Principles of Art

by R. G. Collingwood

This early work by Robin G. Collingwood was originally published in 1923 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Principles of Art' is an academic work on the philosophy...


Claude Simon: Fashioning the Past by Writing the Present

by Alina Cherry

This book considers the aesthetic, cultural, and philosophical facets of a temporal paradox in the works of French novelist Claude Simon (1913-2005), and its broader implications for the study of narrative,...


Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism: Continuities, Revisions, Speculations

by Bénédicte Coste, Catherine Delyfer & Christine Reynier

Charting the period that extends from the 1860s to the 1940s, this volume offers fresh perspectives on Aestheticism and Modernism. By acknowledging that both movements had a passion for the 'new', it goes beyond...


Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Given

by John Roberts

In this unprecedented ‘fictive’ construction of the work of five imaginary artists from the 1980s, John Roberts produces an exhilarating theoretical encounter between futures past and futures present.


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...


Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts

by David Goldblatt & Lee B. Brown

As with previous editions, the new Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts uses classic and contemporary readings of leading philosophers of the arts. This Third Edition includes more than a dozen new...


Appreciating the Art of Television: A Philosophical Perspective

by Ted Nannicelli

Contemporary television has been marked by such exceptional programming that it is now common to hear claims that TV has finally become an art. In Appreciating the Art of Television, Nannicelli contends that...


Adorno and Philosophical Modernism: The Inside of Things

by Roger S. Foster

This book explores contemporary continental philosophy and aesthetics, focusing on the work of philosopher and musicologist Theodor W. Adorno. Roger Foster addresses the problem of post-Kantian reason in relation...


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!