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A ground-breaking analytical theory of mass artWe live in a world dominated by mass art. Movies, TV, pulp literature, comics, rock music -- both broadcast and recorded -- surround us everywhere in the industrialized world and beyond. However, despite the fact that for the majority mass art supplies ..
₦ 15,467
A Theory of Art (Hardcover)
This philosophical theory of art, addressed to anyone with a serious interest in the arts, has three main objectives: to shift the focus of aesthetics from the question "What is art?" to the question "What is art for?"; to describe the social and historical situation of art today; and to combine aes..
₦ 18,530
Breaks down the barriers between art and our most vital practical concerns. Uniquely combines philosophy, literary theory, art theory, and musicology.What, if anything, has art to do with the rest of our lives, and in particular with those ethical and political issues that matter to us most? Will ..
₦ 11,390
This new Reader offers an important new resource, combining classic accounts of the nature of aesthetics with the latests methods of approaching the subject. With its valuable multicultural approach, not confined to the consideration of fine art, it focuses on questions that examine why art and the ..
₦ 12,747
· A classic work in the theory of art · First paperback publication in English · Fascinating for all Hegel scholars · Features Hegel's own history of art · Discusses literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture · An important addition to OUP's successful list of Hegel's works i..
₦ 14,450
Aesthetics: Lectures on Fine Art Volume I (Paperback)
· A classic work in the theory of art · First paperback publication in English · Fascinating for all Hegel scholars · Features Hegel's own history of art · Discusses literature, music, painting, sculpture, and architecture · An important addition to OUP's successful list of Hegel's works i..
₦ 14,450
Facing text and translation of Ambrose's De Officiis. Illustrates the influence of Cicero in the formation of Christian ethics.The De officiis of Ambrose of Milan (c. 339-397) is one of the most important texts of Latin Patristic literature. Modelled on the De Officiis of Cicero, it sets out Ambro..
₦ 87,210
Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory (Paperback)
A brilliantly original view of the nature of art. The best book by one of the leading anthropologists of his generation. Beautifully written, in a lively and erudite style. Enriched by a fascinating selection of illustrations. Features Foreword by Nicholas Thomas of the Australian National U..
₦ 23,290
Art and Agency: An Anthropological Theory (Hardcover)
A brilliantly original view of the nature of art. The best book by one of the leading anthropologists of his generation. Beautifully written, in a lively and erudite style. Enriched by a fascinating selection of illustrations. Features Foreword by Nicholas Thomas of the Australian National U..
₦ 36,550
Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness (Hardcover)
In his Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism Paul Crowther argued that art and aesthetic experiences have the capacity to humanize. In Art and Embodiment he develops this theme in much greater depth, arguing that art can bridge the gap between philosophy's traditional striving for generality and com..
₦ 27,200
Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness (Paperback)
original and striking new theories on the nature of art and the nature of philosophy clear and elegant draws together analytic and continental philosophy interdisciplinary, informed by postmodernism and critical theoryIn his Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism (Clarendon Press, 1993) Paul Cr..
₦ 14,450
Art and Emotion (Paperback)
A controversial theory of how art works Discusses literary, musical, and visual art, using plenty of examples Accessible to readers without philosophical training Engages with the work of leading contemporary theoristsDerek Matravers examines how emotions form a bridge between our experience o..
₦ 13,600