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The Aesthetics of Design

The Aesthetics of Design

Jane Forsey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This book offers the first full treatment of design in the field of philosophical aesthetics. Aesthetic theory has traditionally occupied itself with fine art in all its forms, sometimes with craft, ... More

Art, Self and Knowledge

Art, Self and Knowledge

Keith Lehrer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Art changes the totality of human experience as Dewey emphasized. Goodman and Heidegger propose that art reveals a special contribution to the world-making experience of the artist and the receivers ... More

Cinema, Philosophy, BergmanOn Film as Philosophy

Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Paisley Livingston

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The first part of this book critically assesses some of the bold claims that have been made about films' contributions to philosophy and defends a balanced perspective on the topic. It argues that in ... More

Dostoevsky's Crime and PunishmentPhilosophical Perspectives

Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment: Philosophical Perspectives

Robert Guay (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190464011
eISBN:
9780190464059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464011.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

In Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky uses the commission of a double-murder to initiate and organize a diverse set of philosophical reflections. This volume contains seven essays that approach ... More

Kafka's The TrialPhilosophical Perspectives

Kafka's The Trial: Philosophical Perspectives

Espen Hammer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190461454
eISBN:
9780190461461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190461454.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The Trial, written from 1914 to 1915 and published in 1925, is a multifaceted, notoriously difficult manifestation of European literary modernism. Written in a relatively abstract language, it tells ... More

The Meaning of Disgust

The Meaning of Disgust

Colin McGinn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199829538
eISBN:
9780199919482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829538.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Aesthetics

Disgust has a strong claim to be a distinctively human emotion. But what is it to be disgusting? What unifies the class of disgusting things? This book sets out to analyze the content of disgust, ... More

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