Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art by Christopher Janaway
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
By Christopher Janaway

Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary

By (author) See other recent books by Christopher Janaway
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $178.95
Your Price: $161.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.05 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art by Christopher Janaway

Book Description

Designed for readers with no or little prior knowledge of the subject, this concise anthology brings together key texts in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. This title is designed for readers with no or little prior knowledge of the subject. It presents two contrasting pieces on each of six topics. Its texts range from Plato's famous critique of art in the "Republic" through Nietzsche's "The Birth of Tragedy" to Barthes' "The Death of the Author" and pieces in recent philosophical aesthetics from a number of traditions. Its interactive editorial commentary helps readers to engage with the philosophical train of thought. It explains the argumentative and historical context in which each piece was written. It includes questions for debate and suggestions for further reading.

Buy Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art book by Christopher Janaway from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781405118071
ISBN-10: 1405118075
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 189mm x 24mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Christopher Janaway

Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena: Volume 1 by Christopher Janaway Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena: Volume 1, Paperback (August 2016)

A new translation of the popular philosophical essays that made Schopenhauer famous, including his 'Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life'.

Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena by Christopher Janaway Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena, Hardback (October 2015)

A new translation of the popular philosophical essays that made Schopenhauer famous, including essays on a diverse range of topics.

Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics by Christopher Janaway Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics, Paperback (March 2014)

This translation is the first English edition to reunite Schopenhauer's two major essays on ethics in one volume.

Schopenhauer: The World as Will and Representation: Volume 1 by Christopher Janaway Schopenhauer: The World as Will and Representation: Volume 1, Paperback (March 2014)

A translation of Schopenhauer's major and influential work which contains his entire philosophical system.

» View all books by Christopher Janaway

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Reading Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art book by Christopher Janaway and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Christopher Janaway

Christopher Janaway is Professor of Philosophy at University of Southampton. His recent publications include Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (2002) and Reading Philosophy: Selected Texts with a Method for Beginners (co-edited with Samuel Guttenplan and Jennifer Hornsby, Blackwell, 2003).

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Christopher Janaway close
Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena: Volume 1 by Christopher Janaway
Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena by Christopher Janaway
Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics by Christopher Janaway
Schopenhauer: The World as Will and Representation: Volume 1 by Christopher Janaway
Schopenhauer: Parerga and Paralipomena by Christopher Janaway
Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity by Christopher Janaway
Better Consciousness by Christopher Janaway
Beyond Selflessness by Christopher Janaway
Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics by Christopher Janaway
Beyond Selflessness by Christopher Janaway
Reading Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art by Christopher Janaway
Reading Philosophy by Christopher Janaway
Reading Philosophy by Christopher Janaway
Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction by Christopher Janaway
German Philosophers by Christopher Janaway
Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer by Christopher Janaway
Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer by Christopher Janaway
Self and World in Schopenhauer's Philosophy by Christopher Janaway
Willing and Nothingness by Christopher Janaway
Images of Excellence by Christopher Janaway
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close