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Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers

by Alessandro Giovannelli

Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers offers a comprehensive historical overview of the field of aesthetics. Eighteen specially commissioned essays introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who have...


Jacques Ranciere: An Introduction: An Introduction

by Joseph J. Tanke

Jacques Ranci�re: An Introduction offers the first comprehensive introduction to the thought of one of today's most important and influential theorists. Joseph Tanke situates Ranci�re's distinctive approach...


Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics

by Jacques Ranci¿re & Steven Corcoran

Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics�brings together some of Jacques Ranci�re's most recent writings on art and politics to show the critical potential of two of his most important concepts: the aesthetics...


Negro Sculpture

by Carl Einstein & Patrick Healy

“There is hardly any other art which Europeans approach with so much mistrust as African art. The first move is to even deny that there is such a thing as ‘art’, and then to emphasise the distance which...


Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art

by Ian Buchanan & Lorna Collins

The concept of schizoanalysis is Deleuze and Guattari's fusion of psychoanalytic-inspired theories of the self, the libido and desire with Marx-inspired theories of the economy, history and society. Schizoanalysis...


The Re-Enchantment of the World: The Value of Spirit Against Industrial Populism

by Bernard Stiegler & Trevor Arthur

Re-Enchantment of the World advances a critique of consumer capitalism that draws on Freud and Marx to construct an utterly contemporary analysis of our time. The book explores the cognitive, affective, social...


On the New

by Boris Groys

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created....


The Element of Fire: Science, Art and the Human World: Science, Art and the Human World

by Anthony O'Hear

First published in 1988, the aim of this book can be stated in Nietzsche's words: 'To look at science from the perspective of the artist, but at art from that of life'. The title contests the notions that science...


Metaphysics: The Key Concepts

by Helen Beebee & Nikk Effingham

Ever wondered about Gunk, Brains in a Vat or Frankfurt's Nefarious Neurosurgeon? With complete explanations of these terms and more Metaphysics: The Key Concepts is an accessible and engaging introduction to...


Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition

by Eran Dorfman

A highly original and interdisciplinary study of the philosophy of the everyday.


Deleuze and Futurism: A Manifesto for Nonsense

by Helen Palmer

This book is an original exploration of Deleuze's dynamic philosophies of space, time and language, bringing Deleuze and futurism together for the first time. Helen Palmer investigates both the potential for...


Exploring the Work of Edward S. Casey: Giving Voice to Place, Memory, and Imagination

by Azucena Cruz-Pierre & Donald A. Landes

An authoritative study of Casey's major themes and ideas, exploring and confirming his contribution to contemporary philosophy. Structured into four major parts, the volume reflects key concerns of Casey's writings:...


Aesthetic and Artistic Autonomy

by Owen Hulatt

Whether art can be wholly autonomous has been repeatedly challenged in the modern history of aesthetics. In this collection of specially-commissioned chapters, a team of experts discuss the extent to which art...


Against Ambience

by Seth Kim-Cohen

Against Ambience diagnoses - in order to cure - the art world's recent turn toward ambience. Over the course of three short months - June to September, 2013 - the four most prestigious museums in New York indulged...


Intensities and Lines of Flight: Deleuze/Guattari and the Arts

by Steve G. Lofts, Antonio Calcagno & Jim Vernon

A rich collection of critical essays, authored by philosophers and practicing artists, examining Deleuze and Guattari's engagement with a broad range of art forms.


Showing Off!: A Philosophy of Image

by Jorella Andrews

Drawing on art, media, and phenomenological sources, Showing Off!: A Philosophy of Image challenges much recent thought by proposing a fundamentally positive relationship between visuality and the ethical. In...


On Being in the World: Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects: Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Seeing Aspects

by Stephen Mulhall

On Being in the World, first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein's philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy.

The...


Wittgenstein at the Movies: Cinematic Investigations

by Béla Szabados

Wittgenstein at the Movies is centered on in-depth explorations of two intriguing experimental films on Wittgenstein: Derek Jarman's Wittgenstein and PZter ForgOcs' Wittgenstein Tractatus. The featured essays...


The Metaphysics of Night: Recovering Soul, Renewing Humanism

by Matthew Del Nevo

The Metaphysics of Night acknowledges a post-secular philosophy, one that puts philosophy into serious dialogue with religion, rather than considering religion a thing of the past. Matthew Del Nevo deals with...


The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic

by Monique Roelofs

Aesthetic desire and distaste prime everyday life in surprising ways. The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic casts much-needed light on the complex mix of meanings our aesthetic activities weave into cultural...