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New and Published Books

  1. Hegel on Beauty

    By Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    While the current philosophical debate surrounding Hegel’s aesthetics focuses heavily on the philosopher’s controversial ‘end of art’ thesis, its participants rarely give attention to Hegel’s ideas on the nature of beauty and its relation to art. This study seeks to remedy this oversight by placing...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image

    By Alison Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form in his aesthetics as a comparative reference,...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Food Ethics: The Basics

    By Ronald Sandler

    Series: The Basics

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gaston Bachelard

    Critic of Science and the Imagination

    By Cristina Chimisso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    In this new study, Cristina Chimisso explores the work of the French Philosopher of Science, Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962) by situating it within French cultural life of the first half of the century. The book is introduced by a study - based on an analysis of portraits and literary representations...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Figuring Out Figurative Art

    Contemporary Philosophers on Contemporary Paintings

    By Derek Matravers, Damien Freeman

    In 1797 Friedrich Schlegel wrote that "philosophy of art usually lacks one of two things: either the philosophy, or the art." This collection of essays contains both the philosophy and the art. It brings together an international team of leading philosophers to address diverse philosophical issues...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetics and Human Resource Development

    Connections, Concepts and Opportunities

    By Stephen Gibb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    The first book to look at both aesthetics and human resource development, this timely and original work investigates existing, as well as possible future, connections and relations between the two areas. Well structured and expertly written, The Aesthetic Challenges of Human Resource Development...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Tolstoy: An Approach bound with Dostoevsky: A Study

    By Janko Lavrin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    This volume contains two concise works by the innovative twentieth-century literary critic Janko Lavrin, offering accessible and thoughtful introductions to the two greatest Russian novelists. It provides a perfect point of access into the often bewildering world of Russian literature, and the...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Philosophy, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Falzon

    Now emulated in several competing publications, but still unsurpassed in clarity and insight, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Third Edition builds on the approach that made the two earlier editions so successful. Drawing on many popular and some lesser known films from...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Geoffrey Hartman

    Criticism as Answerable Style

    By G. Douglas Atkins

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    `The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy through Film

    3rd Edition

    By Mary M. Litch, Amy Karofsky

    Many of the classic questions of philosophy have been raised, illuminated, and addressed in celluloid. In this Third Edition of Philosophy through Film, Mary M. Litch teams up with a new co-author, Amy Karofsky, to show readers how to watch films with a sharp eye for their philosophical content....

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge