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  1. The Experimental Psychology of Beauty

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1962, the experimental study of aesthetics was a field particularly associated with the name of C.W. Valentine, who in this book provided a critical review of research carried out since the end of the nineteenth century principally by British and American psychologists. The...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is substantially a continuation of Baudouin’s earlier work Studies in Psychoanalysis, being an application of psychoanalysis to the theory of aesthetics, as illustrated by a detailed study of the works of the Belgian poet Emile Verhaeren. The ‘...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. RLE: Emile Durkheim: 4-Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Emile Durkheim

    This four volume set is dedicated to the work of Emile Durkheim, one of the most important and prolific sociologists in the field, who is commonly cited as a founding father of modern social science. With volumes published between 1975 and 1991, this collection brings together a range of...

    Published October 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. RLE: Emile Durkheim: 4-Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Emile Durkheim

    This four volume set is dedicated to the work of Emile Durkheim, one of the most important and prolific sociologists in the field, who is commonly cited as a founding father of modern social science. With volumes published between 1975 and 1991, this collection brings together a range of...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Art and Aesthetics

    Edited by Marta Herrero, David Inglis

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Under what social conditions do particular sorts of arts and aesthetics arise and flourish, and under what conditions do they decline and disappear? What types of artistic and aesthetic practices exist outside of museums, galleries, and other high-cultural institutions? In what ways are social...

    Published November 25th 2008 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 6th 2005 by Routledge

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