1146 books (58 pages) in this category

A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

We all spend longer than we would like waiting around in airports, but we rarely discover anything about our fellow travellers or those who work there. In the summer of 2009, however, Alain de Botton was given unprecedented, unrestricted access

ISBN: 9781743153925

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$14.95

A Week at the Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

An uplifting and unique journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport. ...

ISBN: 9781846683596

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Addresses to the German Nation

by Johann Gottlieb Fichte

In the winter of 1807, while Berlin was occupied by French troops, the philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte presented fourteen public lectures that have long been studied as a major statement of modern nationalism. Yet Fichte’s <i>Addresses to the

ISBN: 9781603849340

Binding: Paperback

$32.00

Adorno

A Biography

by Stefan Müller-Doohm

'Even the biographical individual is a social category', wrote Adorno. ?It can only be defined in a living context together with others.? In this major new biography, Stefan Müller-Doohm turns this maxim back on Adorno himself and provides a ...

ISBN: 9780745631097

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$48.95

Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy

by Andrew Bowie

Theodor Adorno&rsquo;s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In <i>Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy</i> Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can ...

ISBN: 9780745671598

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$37.95

Aesthetic Theory

by Theodor W Adorno

Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved ...

ISBN: 9781780936598

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$29.99

Aesthetics

The Big Questions

by Carolyn Korsmeyer

Philosophers have considered questions raised by the nature of art, of beauty, and critical appreciation since ancient times, and the discipline of aesthetics has a long tradition that stretches from Plato to the present. ...

ISBN: 9780631205937

Binding: Hardback

$219.95

Aesthetics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume of lectures on aesthetics, given by Adorno in the winter semester of 1958&ndash;9, formed the foundation for his later <i>Aesthetic Theory</i>, widely regarded as one of his greatest works. </p> <p>The lectures cover a wide range ...

ISBN: 9780745679396

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$115.95

Aesthetics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume of lectures on aesthetics, given by Adorno in the winter semester of 1958&ndash;9, formed the foundation for his later <i>Aesthetic Theory</i>, widely regarded as one of his greatest works. </p> <p>The lectures cover a wide range ...

ISBN: 9780745679402

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$39.95

Aesthetics

A Comprehensive Anthology

by Steven M. Cahn

From Plato's <i>Ion</i> to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of ...

ISBN: 9781405154345

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$199.95

Aesthetics

A Comprehensive Anthology

by Steven M. Cahn

From Plato's <i>Ion</i> to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of ...

ISBN: 9781405154352

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$60.95

Aesthetics

by Charles Taliaferro

What is art? Why do we find some things beautiful but not others? Is it wrong to share MP3s? These are just some of the questions explored by aesthetics, the philosophy of art. In this sweeping introduction, Charles Taliaferro skilfully guides

ISBN: 9781743104422

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Aesthetics and Its Discontents

by Jacques Ranciere

<b>Translated by Steven Corcoran</b> <p>Only yesterday aesthetics stood accused of concealing cultural games of social distinction. Now it is considered a parasitic discourse from which artistic practices must be freed.</p> <p>But aesthetics is

ISBN: 9780745646312

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$33.95

Aesthetics of Ugliness

by Karl Rosenkranz

In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it 's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

ISBN: 9781350022928

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$49.99

After

by Nikki Gemmell

Nikki Gemmell’s world changed forever when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became clear she had decided to end her own life. After the immediate shock came the guilt and the horror, for Nikki, her family, relatives and friends. ...

ISBN: 9781460796283

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After

by Nikki Gemmell

Nikki Gemmell’s world changed forever when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became clear she had decided to end her own life. After the immediate shock came the guilt and the horror, for Nikki, her family, relatives and friends. ...

ISBN: 9781460796290

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After Extinction

by Richard Grusin

<p> <i>After Extinction&nbsp;</i>looks at the future of humans and nonhumans, exploring how the scale of risk posed by extinction has changed in light of the accelerated networks of the twentyfirst century. Considering extinction as a cultural, ...

ISBN: 9781517902896

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$37.99

After Virtue

by Alasdair MacIntyre

Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language ...

ISBN: 9781780936253

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$29.99

Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life makes it Hard to be Happy

by Michael Foley

The good news is that the great thinkers from history have proposed the same strategies for happiness and fulfilment. The bad news is that these turn out to be the very things most discouraged by contemporary culture. This knotty dilemma is the ...

ISBN: 9781847396273

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$22.99

Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

by A. C. Grayling

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,

ISBN: 9781408870389

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$27.99