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The Animal That Therefore I Am

by Jacques Derrida

The Animal That Therefore I Am is the long-awaited translation of the complete text of Jacques Derrida's ten-hour address to the 1997 Cérisy conference entitled "The Autobiographical Animal," the third of...


Listening

by Jean-Luc Nancy

In this lyrical meditation on listening, Jean-Luc Nancy examines sound in relation to the human body. How is listening different from hearing? What does listening entail? How does what is heard differ from what...


European Aesthetics: A Critical Introduction from Kant to Derrida

by Robert L. Wicks

In this seminal study, Robert Wicks provides a sweeping survey of European Aesthetics over the last two hundred years. Presenting the theories of sixteen important continental thinkers including Kant, Nietzsche,...


Aesthetics: A Beginner's Guide

by Charles Taliaferro

What is art? Why do we find some things beautiful but not others? Is it wrong to share mp3s? These are just some of the questions explored by aesthetics, the philosophy of art. In this sweeping introduction,...


Reverberations: The Philosophy, Aesthetics and Politics of Noise

by Michael Goddard, Benjamin Halligan & Paul Hegarty

A groundbreaking collection that studies noise not merely as a sonic phenomenon but as an essential component of all communication and information systems.


The Aesthetic Turn in Political Thought

by Nikolas Kompridis

Collection of essays that focuses on the influence of aesthetic theories and concepts on political theorizing.


Groove: A Phenomenology of Rhythmic Nuance

by Tiger C. Roholt

Written by an experienced drummer and philosopher, Groove is a vivid and exciting study of one of music's most central and relatively unexplored aspects. Tiger C. Roholt explains why grooves, which are forged...


Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener

by David Toop

A major new work from one of the world's most erudite, intellectual, and influential thinkers and writers about sound and music.


Summers of Discontent: The Purpose of the Arts Today

by Raymond Tallis & Julian Spalding

An examination of why artists make art in the first place, and why we all feel the need for it.


The Madness of Vision: On Baroque Aesthetics

by Christine Buci-Glucksmann & Dorothy Z. Baker

Christine Buci-Glucksmann's The Madness of Vision is one of the most influential studies in phenomenological aesthetics of the baroque. Integrating the work of Merleau-Ponty with Lacanian psychoanalysis, Renaissance...


Aesthetic Origins: Peter Viereck and the Imaginative Sources of Politics

by Jay Patrick Starliper & Claes G. Ryn

While it is gaining  academic prominence, discussion of the imagination is too often neglected. Society is dangerously unaware of the intimate relationship between culture and politics, and between ethics...


Radical History and the Politics of Art

by Gabriel Rockhill

Gabriel Rockhill opens new space for rethinking the relationship between art and politics. Rather than understanding the two spheres as separated by an insurmountable divide or linked by a privileged bridge,...


The Philosophy of Perception: Phenomenology and Image Theory

by Lambert Wiesing & Nancy Ann Roth

Lambert Wiesing's The Philosophy of Perception challenges current theories of perception. Instead of attempting to understand how a subject perceives the world, Wiesing starts by taking perception to be real....


Mallarme: The Politics of the Siren

by Jacques Ranci¿re & Steven Corcoran

In this concise and illuminating study, Jacques Ranci�re, one of the world's most popular and influential living philosophers, examines the life and work of the celebrated nineteenth-century French poet and...


Deleuze and the Diagram: Aesthetic Threads in Visual Organization

by Jakub Zdebik

Deleuze and the Diagram charts Deleuze's corpus according to aesthetic concepts such as the map, the sketch and the drawing to bring out a comprehensive concept of the diagram. In his interrogation of Deleuze's...


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...