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Lawrence, Matt - Philosophy on Tap: Pint-Sized Puzzles for the Pub Philosopher, ebook

Philosophy on Tap: Pint-Sized Puzzles for the Pub Philosopher

Lawrence, Matt


Features a unique presentation of philosophical puzzles, paradoxes, and debates by considering 48 of life's biggest questions in the context of 48 distinctive beers from around the worldProvides a highly engaging and sociable approach to the classic philosophical problems as well as a unique look at the

Gracyk, Theodore - The Philosophy of Art: An Introduction, ebook

The Philosophy of Art: An Introduction

Gracyk, Theodore


The Philosophy of Art is a highly accessible introduction to current key issues and debates in aesthetics and philosophy of art. Chapters on standard topics are balanced by topics of interest to today's students, including creativity, authenticity, cultural appropriation, and the distinction

Harris, James - James Beattie, ebook

James Beattie

Harris, James


The second part of the selection is devoted to Beattie's contributions to literary criticism and aesthetics. Beattie's studies of poetry, music, taste, and the sublime are vital to the understanding of the literary culture out

Kennedy, Angus - Being Cultured, ebook

Being Cultured

Kennedy, Angus


Is it true that all cultures are equal? Is cultural diversity a good thing? Is it unacceptably elitist to insist on the highest standards of judgment? To argue that some cultural works stand the test of time and some don't? Can anyone dare to call themselves cultured anymore? Might it even be the case

Keefe, Rosaleen - Scottish Philosophy of Rhetoric, ebook

Scottish Philosophy of Rhetoric

Keefe, Rosaleen


The popular and successful rhetorical textbooks produced by the 18th century Scottish philosophical tradition, such as George Campbell's The Philosophy of Rhetoric (1776), Hugh Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (1783), and Alexander Bain's…

Friday, Jonathan - Art and Enlightenment, ebook

Art and Enlightenment

Friday, Jonathan


During the intellectual and cultural flowering of Scotland in the 18th century few subjects attracted as much interest among men of letters as aesthetics - the study of art from the subjective perspective of human experience. All of the great philosophers of the age - Hutcheson, Hume, Smith

Altman, Matthew C. - The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism, ebook

The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism

Altman, Matthew C.


Why Should We Cultivate Taste? Answers from Kant’s Early and Late Aesthetic Theory
Brian Watkins
8. Transcendental Idealism as the Backdrop for Kant’s Theory of Religion
Stephen R. Palmquist
9. Kant’s Political Philosophy
Allen Wood