Books tagged: aesthetics

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Virtuism -- Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Virtue
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Virtuism is about the aesthetics of human virtue, how virtuous acts produce in us the same experience as great works of art. Witnessing or creating a virtuous act produces the aesthetic experience. The giving of the good feeling of the aesthetic or "art" experience gives evidence that life has a higher meaning. The book "Virtuism" also discusses other philosophical aspects of the virtue and art.
It's Only Natural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
It’s Only Natural is a collection of poetry delving into the many emotions, facets, and perceptions that connects the human experience to the world of nature. This collection shines a light on the joys, and sorrows of that natural experience.
It's My Birthday- Where's the Cake?
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Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
An ebook of short stories, science fiction, poems, and short essays created in and about the Culture Industry.
Death of the Artist
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Death of the Artist is comprised of a collection of studies on the subjects of aesthetics, art, design and, what Bartlett labels, "post-ideological phenomena". The book forms a study and critique of contemporary views concerning art and visual culture today. And also analyses, explores and question the concepts of Art and The Artist in a more fundamental and definite praxis.
New York Exchange: the parachutes in between
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Boundary-breaking account questioning perceived literary conventions, New York Exchange takes the format of conversation leading up to and following a trip to New York. Lauren and George navigate work, education, family and prescription drugs, touching on aesthetics alongside daily annoyances, confusing the role of reader as simultaneously academic and voyeuristic.
The Stimulusworks Warehouse
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In this warehouse, the essential elements of life are displayed; hope waits to be examined, ingenuity anticipates a touch. Inside, the paradox shades the precept and the amusing tints the profound. Stretching one’s legs in this building, will also strengthen the mind and expand the spirit by providing an impetus that works, the inspiration to work, and a stimulus for a life’s work
A Philosophical Approach to Anasthesia
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Price: Free! Words: 25,820. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Anaesthetist, you know what anaesthesia is? “YES” - You know too much. Read this book and see how little you knew. “NO, and I don't care”- A general problem, further analyzed here in order to explain how anaesthetists lost touch with their basic concepts. “NO, but I am interested” - A book for those who are not seeking simple answers to complex questions. This book is opening for neglected topics
Coping with the Human Predicament - Living an Examined, a Disciplined and a Charitable Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The central premise of this book is that we all have the ability to influence the quality of our temporal lives by regulating our own behavior. Those who eat properly and exercise regularly remain healthier and more physically fit than their self-indulgent peers do. One who educates himself and reins in his emotions, controls the course and quality of his life; it does not simply happen to him.
Conventions of Thinking - An Introduction to Critical Thinking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Teaching students how to think is an oft-stated goal among educators. Teachers deal with the rules of thinking in many ways; but their effort are not always systematic. In this book, I have presented the most important rules of critical thinking framed in terms of five branches of philosophy. This textbook includes numerous assignments and exercises that illustrate the various points in the text.
African Literature 10
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 67,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This unique concern with authors and their works marks a continuing quest for the assessment of Africa's creative literatures alongside aesthetic and visionary progress in their varying degrees of individual consciousness across their diverse nationalities.