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Shusterman, Richard

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Pragmatist aesthetics : living beauty, rethinking art by Richard Shusterman( )

47 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses traditional topics of aesthetics such as the definition of art, aesthetic experience and value, form and unity, interpretation, cognitive and moral worth of art; as well contemporary issues such as the institutionalization and cultural oppression of art, the aesthetic legitimacy of popular culture, and the ethical art of living beauty through the stylization of conduct and the aesthetic construction of the self -Blurb
Body consciousness : a philosophy of mindfulness and somaesthetics by Richard Shusterman( )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contemporary culture increasingly suffers from problems of attention, over-stimulation, and stress. We are plagued by a growing variety of personal and social discontents generated by deceptive body images. This book argues that improved body consciousness can relieve these problems and enhance one's knowledge, performance, and pleasure. The body is our basic medium of perception and action, but focused attention to its feelings and movements has long been criticized as a damaging distraction that also ethically corrupts through self-absorption. In Body Consciousness, Richard Shusterman refutes such charges by engaging the most influential twentieth-century somatic philosophers and incorporating insights from both Western and Asian disciplines of body-mind awareness. Rather than rehashing intractable ontological debates on the mind-body relation, Shusterman reorients study of this crucial nexus toward a more fruitful, pragmatic direction that reinforces important but neglected connections between philosophy of mind, ethics, politics, and the pervasive aesthetic dimensions of everyday life."--Jacket
Thinking through the body : essays in somaesthetics by Richard Shusterman( )

19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A richly rewarding vision of the burgeoning interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics, with fourteen essays by the originator of the field
T.S. Eliot and the philosophy of criticism by Richard Shusterman( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surface and depth : dialectics of criticism and culture by Richard Shusterman( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paradox of surface and depth pervades the field of aesthetics. How can art's surface meanings and qualities be properly appreciated without understanding the cultural context that shapes their creation and perception? But exploring such underlying cultural conditions challenges the perception of thosequalities and meanings of aesthetic surface that constitute the captivating power of art. If aesthetics deals with both surface and depth, impassioned immediacy yet also critical distance of judgment, how can this doubleness be held together in one philosophical vision?In his new book, Richard Shusterman explores the dialectics of surface and depth by examining key issues in the philosophy of art and culture—from the logic of interpretation and evaluation to the roots of taste and convention, from the meanings of aesthetic purity and immediacy to the role of nature, theory, and history in our experience and understanding of art. In treating these topics, Shusterman combines the methods of analytic philosophy, critical theory, and poststructualism to arrive at new positions, displaying the philosophical versatility, originality of vision, and graceful, accessible writing that have become his trademark. Surface and Depth is crowned by a new definition of art as dramatization
Bourdieu : a critical reader( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Critical Reader provides a new perspective on the work of France's foremost living social theorist, Pierre Bourdieu, by examining its philosophical import and promoting a fruitful dialogue between Bourdieu and philosophers in the English-speaking world." "The contributors include leading philosophers who critically assess Bourdieu's philosophical theories and their significance from diverse philosophical perspectives to reveal which dimensions of his thought are the most useful for philosophy today. These discussions also raise important questions about the current institutional limits of philosophy and how those limits may be overcome through a more robust alliance with the social sciences and the practical social world."--Jacket
Performing live : aesthetic alternatives for the ends of art by Richard Shusterman( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current philosophies of art remain sadly dominated by visions of its end and lamentations of decline. Defining the very notions of art and the aesthetic as special products of Western modernity, they suggest that postmodern challenges to traditional high culture pose a devastating danger to art's future. Richard Shusterman's new book cuts through the seductive confusions of these views by tracing the earthy roots of aesthetic experience and showing how the recent flourishing of aesthetic forms outside modernity's sacralized realm of fine art evince the persistent presence of an artistic impulse far deeper and more durable than the modernist moment. Performing Live defends the abiding power of aesthetic experience by exploring its diverse roles, methods, and meanings, especially in fields marginal to traditional aesthetics but now most vibrantly alive in today's culture and new media. Ranging from rap, techno, and country music to cinema, cyberspace and urban design, Shusterman develops his radical theory of "somaesthetics," charting the complex network of bodily arts so prominent in contemporary life and self-styling. By blending concrete aesthetic analysis with insightful social critique, Shusterman, a well-known pragmatist philosopher, provides a rich menu and critical guide for today's pursuit of the art of living
The Interpretive turn : philosophy, science, culture( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practicing philosophy : pragmatism and the philosophical life by Richard Shusterman( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering an analysis of the philosophical life as practised in this century, the author explores specific problems as treated by major 20th century pragmatists such as Dewey and Goodman, as well as theorists Haberman and Danto
Analytic aesthetics by Richard Shusterman( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetic experience by Richard Shusterman( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited work re-examines the notion of aesthetic experience as well as its value. A team of internationally respected contributors bring together major voices that have directly theorised the concept of aesthetic experience or indirectly worked on topics connected to it
The object of literary criticism by Richard Shusterman( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The range of pragmatism and the limits of philosophy( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finally, the volume charts the ways in which pragmatism has influenced or could contribute to disciplines beyond the limits of philosophy; disciplines such as law, history, psychology, ethnic and cultural studies, and somatic education."--Jacket
Interpretation, relativism, and the metaphysics of culture : themes in the philosophy of Joseph Margolis( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contemporary American philosopher Joseph Margolis has created and defended a metaphysics and a logic that he has applied throughout the realms of culture. But is Margolis's account fully consistent? Is it adequate to the needs of interpreting practice in the natural and human sciences?"--BOOK JACKET. "In a spirit of good-natured dialogue, leading scholars of various philosophical persuasions critically engage these important questions. The fourteen previously unpublished essays in this volume explore Margolis's contributions, ranging from the subtle issues of detail within his system to very general questions of the need, viability, and value of a hermeneutic, relativistic metaphysics of flux. At the conclusion of the book, Professor Margolis responds to points raised in each paper."--Jacket
La modernité en questions : de Richard Rorty à Jürgen Habermas : actes de la décade de Cerisy-la-Salle, 2-11 juillet 1993( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'art comme expérience by John Dewey( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetic experience and somaesthetics( )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays explores the crucial connections between aesthetic experience and the interdisciplinary field of somaesthetics, while further advancing inquiry in both. After the editor's introduction and three articles examining philosophical accounts of embodiment and aesthetic experience in existentialism, phenomenology, hermeneutics, and pragmatism, the book's nine remaining articles apply somaesthetic theory to the fine arts (including detailed studies of the body's role in painting, sculpture, architecture, poetry, music, photography, and cinema) but also to diverse arts of living, considering such topics as cosmetics and sexual practice. These interdisciplinary, multicultural essays are written by a distinctively international group of experts, ranging from Asia (China and India) to Europe (Finland, Hungary, and Italy) and the United States
Körper-Bewusstsein : für eine Philosophie der Somästhetik by Richard Shusterman( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Die Lebens- und Erfahrungsbedingungen zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts sind zunehmend gekennzeichnet von Aufmerksamkeitsproblemen, Überreizung und Stress. Gleichzeitig sind wir überall mit Körperbildern konfrontiert, die von uns die Zurichtung und Anpassung unseres Leibes an die Bedingungen der Hochleitungsgesellschaft verlangen. Der Philosophie werden diese Selbstverhältnisse selten zum Thema, auch wenn der Schnittpunkt aller menschlichen Erfahrung wie auch der Ausgangspunkt allen Handelns der eigene Körper ist. In der philosophischen Tradition wird der leb
Leibliche Erfahrung in Kunst und Lebensstil by Richard Shusterman( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In seinem Buch geht Richard Shusterman den vielfältigen Formen nach, in denen wir Erfahrungen der Leiblichkeit machen. Diese Erfahrungen sind nicht auf den in der Philosophie traditionell eng bestimmten Bereich der Ästhetik beschränkt, sondern stellen ein konstitutives Merkmal sowohl der populären Kunst als auch der Alltagskultur und des Lebensstils dar
Vor der Interpretation : Sprache und Erfahrung in Hermeneutik, Dekonstruktion und Pragmatismus by Richard Shusterman( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in German and Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Body consciousness : a philosophy of mindfulness and somaesthetics
Body consciousness : a philosophy of mindfulness and somaestheticsT.S. Eliot and the philosophy of criticismSurface and depth : dialectics of criticism and cultureBourdieu : a critical readerPerforming live : aesthetic alternatives for the ends of artPracticing philosophy : pragmatism and the philosophical lifeAesthetic experienceThe range of pragmatism and the limits of philosophyInterpretation, relativism, and the metaphysics of culture : themes in the philosophy of Joseph Margolis
Alternative Names
Richard Shusterman Ameerika Ühendriikide filosoof

Richard Shusterman American philosopher

Richard Shusterman Amerikaans filosoof

Richard Shusterman filòsof estatunidenc

Richard Shusterman filósofo estadounidense

Richard Shusterman philosophe américain

Shusterman, Richard

Shusterman, Richard M.

Shusterman, Richard M. 1949-

Ричард Шустерман

슈스터만, 리차드 1949-

슈스터만, 리처드 1949-

シュスターマン, R.

シュスターマン, リチャード


English (235)

French (33)

German (19)

Chinese (5)

Spanish (5)

Polish (4)

Finnish (2)

Dutch (1)