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What Is an Emotion?

by Dr. William James

I should say first of all that the only emotions I propose expressly to consider here are those that have a distinct bodily expression. That there are feelings of pleasure and displeasure, of interest and excitement,...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 3

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Ian R. Christie & Professor J.H. Burns

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Philosophical Imagination

by Richard Moran

The Philosophical Imagination brings together several of Richard Moran's essays, ranging over a remarkable variety of topics in philosophy of mind and action, aesthetics, and moral psychology. A theme connecting...


The Writings of Kierkegaard

by Soren Kierkegaard

Collected here in one volume are three of Søren Kierkegaard's most important works: Fear and Trembling, Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing, and Sickness Unto Death. Fear and Trembling: In our time nobody...


Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

by Michael Psellos, Charles Barber & Stratis Papaioannou

The ambition of Michael Psellos on Literature and Art is to illustrate an important chapter in the history of Greek literary and art criticism and introduce precisely this aspect of Psellian writing to a wider...


The Insistence of Art: Aesthetic Philosophy after Early Modernity

by Paul Kottman

The essays in The Insistence of Art suggest ways in which the artworks and practices of the early modern period show the essentiality of aesthetic experience for philosophical reflection, and in particular for...


Film, Art, and the Third Culture

by Murray Smith

In the mid-1950s C.P. Snow began his campaign against the 'two cultures' - the debilitating divide, as he saw it, between traditional 'literary intellectual' culture, and the culture of the sciences, urging...


Introduction to Sustainability and Aesthetics: The Arts and Design for the Environment

by Christopher Crouch, Nicola Kaye & John Crouch

This book introduces the idea of sustainability and its aesthetic dimension, suggesting that the role of the aesthetic is an active one in developing an ecologically, economically and culturally healthy society....


The End of the World

by Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback & Susanna Lindberg

The 'end of the world' opens up philosophical questions concerning the very notion of the world, which is a fundamental element of all existential, phenomenological and hermeneutical philosophy. Is the 'end...


Hollywood Aesthetic

by Todd Berliner

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among huge populations, translate...


Stanley Cavell and Philosophy as Translation

by Paul Standish & Naoko Saito

Translation exposes aspects of language that can easily be ignored, renewing the sense of the proximity and inseparability of language and thought. The ancient quarrel between philosophy and literature was an...


In Defense of Reading

by Sarah E. Worth

Why should we read? We assume that reading is good for us, but often we cannot articulate exactly what it does for us. In this fascinating book, Sarah Worth addresses from a philosophical perspective the many...


The Critique of Judgement

by Immanuel Kant

Philosophy may be said to contain the principles of the rational cognition that concepts afford us of things (not merely, as with logic, the principles of the form of thought in general irrespective of the objects),...


The Critique of Judgement

by Immanuel Kant

Philosophy may be said to contain the principles of the rational cognition that concepts afford us of things (not merely, as with logic, the principles of the form of thought in general irrespective of the objects),...


The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust: Perspectives on the Dark Grotesque

by Michel Delville & Andrew Norris

This study examines how hunger narratives and performances contribute to a reconsideration of neglected or prohibited domains of thinking which only a full confrontation with the body's heterogeneity and plasticity...


A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

by Edmund Burke

'A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful' is a 1757 treatise on aesthetics written by Edmund Burke. In short, the Beautiful, according to Burke, is what is well-formed...


All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage

by Peter SZENDY & Roland Végso

An archeology of auditory surveillance combined with an analysis of representations of spying in works of literature, music, and film that provide philosophical reflections on the drives that animate listening:...


A Naïve Realist Theory of Colour

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