all ebooks in category: Aesthetics (52)

Adorno's Poetics of Form
English | June 1, 2018 | ISBN: 1438469837, 1438469845 | EPUB | 288 pages | 0.5 MB

A critical study of the concept of form in Adorno’s writings on art and literature. Adorno’s Poetics of Form is the first book-length examination of …

The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame
English | March 21, 2017 | ISBN: 1503600726 | EPUB | 272 pages | 4.3 MB

From the Renaissance on, a new concept of the frame becomes crucial to a range of artistic media, which in turn are organized around and …

Situated Aesthetics: Art Beyond the Skin
English | ISBN: 1845402383 | 2011 | 250 pages | PDF | 3 MB

This book focuses on externalist approaches to art. It is the first fruit of a workshop held in Milan in September 2009, where leading scholars …

The Emancipated Spectator (Repost)
English | 2009 | ISBN: 184467343X | EPUB | pages: 134 | 2.4 mb

The theorists of art and film commonly depict the modern audience as aesthetically and politically passive. In response, both artists and thinkers have sought to …

The Architecture of Community [Repost]
English | March 17, 2011 | ISBN: 1597265799 | 496 pages | PDF | 80.29 Mb

Leon Krier is one of the best-known—and most provocative—architects and urban theoreticians in the world. Until now, however, his ideas have circulated mostly among a …

«Art, Morality and Human Nature» by John Haldane
English | ISBN: 9781845409470 | EPUB | 0.8 MB

This collection brings together the text of the monograph Art and Morality by the philosopher Richard Beardsmore along with fourteen other essays (both published and …

Music and the Modern Condition: Investigating the Boundaries
English | ISBN: 1409407616 | 2010 | 132 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Two crucial moments in the formation and disintegration of musical modernity and the musical canon occurred at the turn of the seventeenth and the first …

Werner Herzog: Filmmaker and Philosopher
2019 | ISBN: 1350100153, 1350091677 | English | 240 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Werner Herzog has produced some of the most powerful, haunting, and memorable images ever captured on film. Both his fiction films and his documentaries address …

Humour by Terry Eagleton
English | May 14, 2019 | ISBN: 0300243146 | PDF | 224 pages | 0.5 MB

A compelling guide to the fundamental place of humour and comedy within Western culture—by one of its greatest exponents Written by an acknowledged master of …

Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience (repost)
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0262019310, 0262527448 | 272 Pages | PDF | 29 MB

In Feeling Beauty, G. Gabrielle Starr argues that understanding the neural underpinnings of aesthetic experience can reshape our conceptions of aesthetics and the arts. Drawing …