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  1. How to Use Your Eyes

    By James Elkins

    "... visually stunning and mentally stimulating."—Scientific American "…the author of What Painting Is (1998) has written a fascinating new book filled with gorgeous illustrations that would inspire us ‘to learn to see anything.’ It's a tall order, to be sure, but one that the author pulls off...

    Published September 28th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Arguing About Art

    Contemporary Philosophical Debates, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Alex Neill, Aaron Ridley

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Offering a unique 'debate' format, the third edition of the bestselling Arguing About Art is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy of art. This lively collection presents an extensive range of short, clear introductions to each of the discussions which include: sentimentality...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Tea Culture

    Art, History and Practice

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka

    From its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the sixteenth century to its international expansion in the twentieth, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, connoisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on notions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel...

    Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Art and Morality

    Edited by José Luis Bermúdez, Sebastian Gardner

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Featuring contributions from Matthew Kieran, Aaron Ridley, Roger Scruton and Mary Mothersill to name but a few, this collection of groundbreaking new papers on aesthetics and ethics, highlights the link between the two subjects. These leading figures tackle the important questions that arise when...

    Published April 10th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Art and Ventriloquism

    By David Goldblatt

    Series: Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

    This exciting collection of David Goldblatt's essays, available for the first time in one volume, uses the metaphor of ventriloquism to help understand a variety of art world phenomena. It examines how the vocal vacillation between ventriloquist and dummy works within the roles of artist, artwork...

    Published September 25th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy of the Arts

    An Introduction to Aesthetics, 3rd Edition

    By Gordon Graham

    Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new sections on art and beauty, modern art, Aristotle and katharsis, and Hegel. Each...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Aesthetics

    Edited by James Young

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Aesthetics is one of the most vital and wide-ranging fields of philosophical inquiry. This four volume set brings together both classic and contemporary writings to provide a comprehensive collection of the most important essays on the subject. All of the various artistic genres are addressed,...

    Published July 5th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Art Question

    By Nigel Warburton

    If an artist sends a live peacock to an exhibition, is it art? 'What is art?' is a question many of us want answered but are too afraid to ask. It is the very question that Nigel Warburton demystifies in this brilliant and accessible little book. With the help of varied illustrations and...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes, Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy of Art

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Noël Carroll

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

    Philosophy of Art is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics.It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art,...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge