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Product Description: Die Publikation hat zum Ziel, die kognitive Valenz von Textabbildungen in philosophischen Werken vergangener Jahrhunderte in Richtung einer Theorie und Geschichte epistemischer Text-Bild-Relationen zu erweitern und zu systematisieren...read more

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9783110350326 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 30, 2019, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: Die Publikation hat zum Ziel, die kognitive Valenz von Textabbildungen in philosophischen Werken vergangener Jahrhunderte in Richtung einer Theorie und Geschichte epistemischer Text-Bild-Relationen zu erweitern und zu systematisieren.

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Product Description: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism...read more

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9781783489237 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 16, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism.

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9781783489244 | Reprint edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 16, 2018), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In The Value of Literature, Rafe McGregor employs a unique approach – the combination of philosophical work on value theory and critical work on the relationship between form and content – to present a new argument for, and defence of, literary humanism.

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Product Description: This volume compiles essays from different disciplines on developing an expanded notion of the text. Questioning the meaning and function of textuality leads to the suspension of the traditional operational dichotomy between philosophy and philology, heightens sensitivity to different forms of linguistic-aesthetic presentation, explores new practices of reading, and reflects on their epistemological implications...read more
By Claus Zittel (editor)

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9783110350319, titled "Textologie: Theorie Und Praxis Eines Neuen Ansatzes Interdisziplinärer Textforschung" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 30, 2017, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: This volume compiles essays from different disciplines on developing an expanded notion of the text.

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Product Description: It was Aristotle who first postulated the cathartic impact of tragedy, and this connection has continued to be a subject of discussion ever since. This study inquires into the break with tradition precipitated by Jacob Bernays with his medical interpretation of catharsis as “unburdening...read more

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9783110309416 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, July 30, 2017, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: It was Aristotle who first postulated the cathartic impact of tragedy, and this connection has continued to be a subject of discussion ever since.

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Product Description: “A little masterpiece of originality and clarity.”—George Steiner“A necessary book.”—Roberto Saviano“A wonderful little book that will delight you.”—François BusnelInternational Best Seller / Now in English for the First TimeIn this thought-provoking and extremely timely work, Nuccio Ordine convincingly argues for the utility of useless knowledge and against the contemporary fixation on utilitarianism—for the fundamental importance of the liberal arts and against the damage caused by their neglect...read more
By Abraham Flexner (contributor)

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9781589881167 | Paul Dry Books Inc, March 14, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A little masterpiece of originality and clarity.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. This book is about a strange object-strange in part because it is something that we all have been, and that many of us eat...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501322853 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.In Earth, a planetary scientist and a literary humanist explore what happens when we think of the Earth as an object viewable from space...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501317910 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

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Product Description: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.Who ponders the sock? This common object is something people tug on and take off daily with hardly a thought. Unraveling the garment's history, construction, and use, Kim Adrian's Sock reintroduces us to our own bodies- vulnerable, bipedal, and flawed...read more
By Ian Bogost (editor)

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9781501315060 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.

By Patricia Waugh (editor)

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9781472567352 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $128.00

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9781472567345 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Since the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series (KSMS) was first published in 1997, it has served as the authoritative book series in the field. Starting from 2011 the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series will intensify the peer-review process with a new editorial and advisory board...read more

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9783110476521, titled "Entweder Ästhetisch - Oder Religiös?: Søren Kierkegaard Textanalytisch" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, February 15, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Since the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series (KSMS) was first published in 1997, it has served as the authoritative book series in the field.

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9783050046846 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 31, 2017, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Since the 1980s the number of women regularly directing films has increased significantly in most Western countries; in France, Claire Denis and Catherine Breillat have joined Agnès Varda in gaining international renown, while British directors Lynne Ramsay and Andrea Arnold have forged award-winning careers in feature film...read more

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9781623562922 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Since the 1980s the number of women regularly directing films has increased significantly in most Western countries; in France, Claire Denis and Catherine Breillat have joined Agnès Varda in gaining international renown, while British directors Lynne Ramsay and Andrea Arnold have forged award-winning careers in feature film.

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9781623565817 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Since the 1980s the number of women regularly directing films has increased significantly in most Western countries; in France, Claire Denis and Catherine Breillat have joined Agnès Varda in gaining international renown, while British directors Lynne Ramsay and Andrea Arnold have forged award-winning careers in feature film.

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Product Description: In De Gustibus Peter Kivy deals with a question that has never been fully addressed by philosophers of art: why do we argue about art? We argue about the 'facts' of the world either to influence people's behaviour or simply to get them to see what we take to be the truth about the world...read more

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9780198746782 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In De Gustibus Peter Kivy deals with a question that has never been fully addressed by philosophers of art: why do we argue about art?

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Product Description: When was photography invented, in 1826 with the first permanent photograph? If we depart from the technologically oriented accounts and consider photography as a philosophical discourse an alternative history appears, one which examines the human impulse to reconstruct the photographic or “the evoking of light”...read more

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9781474254175 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: When was photography invented, in 1826 with the first permanent photograph?

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Product Description: Why read Kant’s Critique of Judgment today? Does this classic of aesthetic theory still possess the vitality to prompt those of us engaged with art and criticism to think more deeply about issues that move us, issues such as the force of aesthetic experience, the essence of art, and the relationship of beauty and meaning? It does, if we find the right way into it...read more

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9780674971363, titled "Thinking With Kant’s Critique of Judgment" | Harvard Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Why read Kant’s Critique of Judgment today?

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Product Description: German poet and philosopher Friedrich Schiller’s famous text on art, politics, and society“The artist is certainly the child of his age, but all the worse for him if he is at the same time its pupil, even worse its minion.” One of the most profound works of German philosophy, Friedrich Schiller’s On the Aesthetic Education of Man examines politics, revolution, and the history of ideas in order argue that art should have a greater role in shaping society...read more
By Keith Tribe (trans)

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9780141396965 | Penguin Classics, December 6, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: German poet and philosopher Friedrich Schiller’s famous text on art, politics, and society“The artist is certainly the child of his age, but all the worse for him if he is at the same time its pupil, even worse its minion.

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Product Description: The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism. This book begins by retracing the ways in which the task of translation, so crucial to Romantic writing, is repeatedly tied to prophecy, not in the sense of telling future events, but in the sense of speaking in the place of another―most often unbeknownst to the speaker herself...read more

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9780823274017 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism.

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9780823274024 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism.

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Product Description: The world of international politics has recently been rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals involving auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping is merely the most sensational example of what appears to be a universal practice today...read more
By Roland Vegso (trans)

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9780823273959 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The world of international politics has recently been rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals involving auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping is merely the most sensational example of what appears to be a universal practice today.

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9780823273966 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The world of international politics has recently been rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals involving auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping is merely the most sensational example of what appears to be a universal practice today.

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Product Description: Beyond Reason relates Wagner’s works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal...read more

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9780520292758 | Univ of California Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Beyond Reason relates Wagner’s works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career: Der Ring des Nibelungen, Tristan und Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Parsifal.

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Product Description: Feminist Theory After Deleuze addresses the encounter between one of the 20th century's most important philosophers, Gilles Deleuze, and one of its most significant political and intellectual movements, feminism. Feminist theory is a broad, contradictory, and still evolving school of thought...read more
By Ian Buchanan (editor)

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9781472526854 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Feminist Theory After Deleuze addresses the encounter between one of the 20th century's most important philosophers, Gilles Deleuze, and one of its most significant political and intellectual movements, feminism.

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9781472529220 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Feminist Theory After Deleuze addresses the encounter between one of the 20th century's most important philosophers, Gilles Deleuze, and one of its most significant political and intellectual movements, feminism.

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Product Description: Exploring the politics of the image in the context of Israeli militarized visual culture, Civic Aesthetics examines both the omnipresence of militarism in Israeli culture and society and the way in which this omnipresence is articulated, enhanced, and contested within local contemporary visual art...read more
By Noa Roei, Jane Tormey (editor) and Gillian Whiteley (editor)

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9781474253161 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Exploring the politics of the image in the context of Israeli militarized visual culture, Civic Aesthetics examines both the omnipresence of militarism in Israeli culture and society and the way in which this omnipresence is articulated, enhanced, and contested within local contemporary visual art.

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9781474253154 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Exploring the politics of the image in the context of Israeli militarized visual culture, Civic Aesthetics examines both the omnipresence of militarism in Israeli culture and society and the way in which this omnipresence is articulated, enhanced, and contested within local contemporary visual art.

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Product Description: The first English translation of a foundational work in cinema studies and the philosophy of film.When it was first published in French in 1980, The Ordinary Man of Cinema signaled a shift from the French film criticism of the 1960s to a new breed of film philosophy that disregarded the semiotics and post-structuralism of the preceding decades...read more
By Max Cavitch (trans), Paul Grant (trans), Jean Louis Schefer and Noura Wedell (trans)

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9781584351856 | Semiotext, October 28, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The first English translation of a foundational work in cinema studies and the philosophy of film.

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Product Description: This book is about the interaction between literary studies and the philosophy of literature. It features essays from internationally renowned and emerging philosophers and literary scholars, challenging readers to join them in taking seriously the notion of interdisciplinary study and forging forward in new and exciting directions of thought...read more
By Philip Gaydon (editor)

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9783319331461 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 3, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book is about the interaction between literary studies and the philosophy of literature.

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Product Description: In this thought-provoking book, Jane Rendell explores how architectural space registers in psychoanalysis. She investigates both the inherently spatial vocabulary of psychoanalysis and ideas around the physical 'setting' of the psychoanalytic encounter, with reference to Sigmund Freud, D...read more

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9781784536541 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, August 30, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In this thought-provoking book, Jane Rendell explores how architectural space registers in psychoanalysis.

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Product Description: Meaning, feeling and expression – the experience of inwardness – matter most in human existence. The perspective of biopoetics shows that this experience is shared by all organisms. Being alive means to exist through relations that have existential concern, and to express these dimensions through the body and its gestures...read more

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9789402408300 | Springer Verlag, July 26, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Meaning, feeling and expression – the experience of inwardness – matter most in human existence.

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