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The Continental Aesthetics Reader (500 Tips)

The Continental Aesthetics Reader (500 Tips)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415481847
ISBN 10: 415481848
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2011-08-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 768
List Price: $61.95

The Continental Aesthetics Reader collects together classic writings on art and aesthetics from the major figures in Continental thought. The second edition is clearly divided into seven sections:

•Nineteenth-Century German Aesthetics

• Phenomenology and Hermeneutics

• Marxism and Critical Theory

• Embodiment and Technology

• Excess and Affect

•Poststructuralism and Postmodernism

• Aesthetic Ontologies.

Each section is clearly placed in its historical and philosophical context with introductions by Clive Cazeaux. An updated list of readings for this edition includes selections from Rancière, Badiou, and Zizek.

Ideal for introductory courses in aesthetics, Continental philosophy, art, and visual studies, The Continental Aesthetics Reader provides a thorough introduction to some of the most influential writings on art and aesthetics from Kant to Derrida.