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Most of us believe that we have bodies and minds. Michael Rea is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Center for Philosophy of Religion, Dept of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, specialising in metaphysics and philosophy of religion

Most of us believe that we have bodies and minds. Michael Rea is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Center for Philosophy of Religion, Dept of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, specialising in metaphysics and philosophy of religion. He is currently working on An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion for Cambridge University Press and a handbook for Oxford University Press on philosophical theology. Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. Hardcover: 2106 pages.

Critical concepts in philosophy. blossomed anew in the past century. The Philosophy of Time is a new title in the Routledge series, Critical Concepts in. Philosophy. Work brings together in four volumes the canonical and the very best cutting-edge.

Critical Concepts in Philosophy is a well-established series in Routledge’s Major Works publishing programme.

This bifurcation is a product of the eighteenth century, which set aesthetics as a distinct branch of philosophy, a 'science' as it was then called, and of the nineteenth century with its formation of the disciplines and forms of disciplinary knowledge (Foucault), each to its own end. Ours is the legacy of those centuries.

What distinguishes this book is the wide approach it takes, while remaining focused on philosophy. Aesthetics has suffered because of the institutional divide in AngloAmerican humanities departments which have bifurcated it into philosophy on the one hand and reflection on art and beauty from within the rest of what is called Arts and Letters.

Items related to Pragmatism (Critical Concepts in Philosophy) (v. 1. .Bibliographic Details Presenting key texts in and about pragmatism, this collection of essays explores pragmatism's origins, applications, and weaknesses, as well as it.Bibliographic Details. Publisher: Routledge. Publication Date: 2005. Presenting key texts in and about pragmatism, this collection of essays explores pragmatism's origins, applications, and weaknesses, as well as its remarkable versatility as an approach not only to issues of truth and knowledge, but to ethics and social philosophy, literature, law, aesthetics, religion, and education.

The concept of expression, to the philosophical clarification of which Professor Tormey’s lucid essay is so successfully addressed, is notoriously vague at its boundaries and various in its senses. But one of its meanings is perhaps sufficiently stable that I may use it to support a few collateral reflections on expression. 1 We express, both in our speech and our nonlinguistic behavior, a prodigious variety of things, from beliefs and attitudes to moods, intentions, and emotions, from hope, hostility, and anger to pity, doubt, and elation.

aesthetics could not explain why one was a work of fine art and the other not, since for all practical .

aesthetics could not explain why one was a work of fine art and the other not, since for all practical purposes they were aesthetically indiscernible: if one was beautiful, the other one had to be beautiful, since they looked just alike. Danto 2003, 7). But the inference from the limits of the artistically formal to the limits of the artistically aesthetic is presumably only as strong as the inferences from the immediacy and disinterest theses to artistic formalism, and these are not beyond question.

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, with sections on film, dance and architecture as well as music, literature and the visual arts.

With a new introduction by the editor to guide the reader through the volumes, this major new work will provide student and researcher alike with key writings on aesthetics in one convenient, unique resource.


Aesthetics (Critical Concepts in Philosophy) (v. 1, v. 2, v. 3 & v) download epub
Humanities
Author: James Young
ISBN: 0415338905
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge (September 20, 2005)
Pages: 1656 pages