Aesthetics
epub |eng | 2014-07-25 | Author:Robert Wicks [Wicks, Robert]

Key idea: The failure of metaphysics shifts our attention to morality Insofar as Kant repeatedly maintains that metaphysical knowledge is impossible – as in the Paralogisms – he appears to ...
( Category: Aesthetics November 20,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sartre, Jean-Paul;

1 Tr. Titian Tiziano Vecellio (c. 1477-1576) owed his enormous success as a portraitist to his ability to paint each subject’s ideal of himself. THE PAINTINGS OF GIACOMETTI1 From the ...
( Category: European March 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-11-07 | Author:John Berger [Berger, John]

For me it epitomised warmth. Warmth of two kinds. The warmth which such thick wool, when worn, proffers the baby. (Last night it was -15ºC outside.) And the sentimental warmth ...
( Category: Essays May 18,2017 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2016-05-02 | Author:Slavoj Žižek

A failed betrayal If one looks for a homologous subtle subjective shift in contemporary literature, it is a waste of time to peruse the work of James Joyce. One can ...
( Category: Aesthetics May 3,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Buridan

Chapter 2: The Division of Modal Propositions into Composite and Divided Now, in the second chapter, we must acknowledge that modal propositions of this sort are commonly of two types. ...
( Category: Aesthetics January 10,2017 )
epub |eng | 2009-11-14 | Author:Malabou, Catherine; Shread, Carolyn; Crockett, Clayton

X. THE FANTASTIC AND PHILOSOPHY: LEVINAS The second source of the philosophical “fantastic” is Levinas’s philosophy. Levinas diverts the category of “fantastic” from its strictly aesthetic bonds (poetic, novelistic, cinematographic…) ...
( Category: Deconstruction January 8,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Daniel Albright

Marcello is profoundly suspicious of static nouns: he would like to banish solid objects from serious attention by musicians. This makes sense, in that the denotative functions of language have ...
( Category: Criticism November 7,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-23 | Author:Glenn Parsons [Parsons, Glenn]

Notes 1 The literature in this area is vast, and crosses many disciplines; for a recent overview, see Hicks and Beaudry (2010). 2 A further complexity arises from the fact ...
( Category: Epistemology September 29,2016 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-12 | Author:Arthur Schopenhauer [Schopenhauer, Arthur]

a Verständigkeit b Anschauung c Wahrnehmung d Apprehension e Empfindung f wirkend, als wirklich g Vorstellung h Vernunftschluß i Besonnenheit a in abstracto b Reflexion c Erkenntniß des Gesetzes der ...
( Category: Free Will & Determinism September 11,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-23 | Author:Saul Newman

Sorel’s proletarian general strike: mythic war Yet, if violence against violence is a central theme in anarchism, and indeed in postanarchism, then surely it is insufficient merely to accept the ...
( Category: Communism & Socialism August 4,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-24 | Author:Mauro Carbone

Chapter Five The Light of the Flesh Anti-Platonistic Instances and Neoplatonic Traces in the Later Merleau-Ponty’s Thinking I love today’s art because I love Light above all else —Guillaume Apollinaire ...
( Category: Phenomenology July 25,2016 )
epub, mobi, azw |eng | 2016-06-06 | Author:Virginia Heffernan [Heffernan, Virginia]

LONG TRUNKS Back to the first YouTube video and its fixation on elephant trunks. When this technique of redundancy was used in the films of Jean-Luc Godard, it was considered ...
( Category: Aesthetics July 12,2016 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2016-03-24 | Author:Ezra Pound [Pound, Ezra]

. . . . . Chaucer is aware of life … parity with Shakespeare. He is informed, and understands the intellectual conquests of Europe … in a way that Will ...
( Category: United States May 14,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Charles Taliaferro [Taliaferro, Charles]

Osborne’s vantage point can be appreciated without going all the way back to the Beardsley-Wimsatt strict prohibitions on recourse to intentionality. The point I want to stress here about seeing ...
( Category: Aesthetics May 14,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-14 | Author:Dan Fox [Fox, Dan]

The antipathy to style is always the antipathy to a given style. —Susan Sontag, On Style (1966) Pablo Picasso never got called an asshole, not like you. —The Modern Lovers, ...
( Category: Essays May 4,2016 )