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Under RepresentationThe Racial Regime of Aesthetics

Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics

David Lloyd

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282388
eISBN:
9780823284948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282388.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Under Representation argues that the relation between the concepts of universality, freedom and humanity, and the racial order of the modern world is grounded in the founding texts of aesthetic ... More

GoodsAdvertising, Urban Space, and the Moral Law of the Image

Goods: Advertising, Urban Space, and the Moral Law of the Image

Emanuele Coccia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280223
eISBN:
9780823281565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280223.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Objects are all around us—and images of objects, advertisements for objects. Things are no longer merely purely physical or economic entities: within the visual economy of advertising, they are ... More

Portrait

Portrait

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279944
eISBN:
9780823281466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book examines the practice of portraits as a way in to grasping the paradoxes of subjectivity. This book is written from the perspective that the portrait is suspended between likeness and ... More

All EarsThe Aesthetics of Espionage

All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273959
eISBN:
9780823274000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273959.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The world of international politics has been recently rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals that are all tied to various practices of auditory surveillance: the NSA’s warrantless ... More

DissonanceAuditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More

Aesthetics of Negativity

Aesthetics of Negativity

William S. Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Blanchot’s writings are distinctive for the ways that negativity takes place in them in terms of the experience of literature, the possibility of the work, and the nature of its language. However, ... More

Sensible Life

Sensible Life

Emanuele Coccia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

We like to imagine ourselves as rational beings who think and speak, yet to live means first and foremost to look, taste, feel, or smell the world around us. But sensibility is not just a faculty: We ... More

The Much-at-Once

The Much-at-Once

Bruce W. Wilshire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823268337
eISBN:
9780823272501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268337.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This reflective journey ventures an open exploration of ecstatically experienced embodiment. It seeks to rediscover the fullness of life in the world by relocating us in a more complete activation of ... More

Phantom LimbsOn Musical Bodies

Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Peter Szendy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267057
eISBN:
9780823272303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267057.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Music invents, constructs, and makes bodies. These are not only technical bodies—those prostheses and artefacts that instruments of music are—but also bodies living a strange life, bodies as strange ... More

Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Gyula Klima (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

It is a commonplace in the history of ideas that one of the few medieval philosophical contributions preserved in modern philosophical thought is the idea that mental phenomena are distinguished from ... More

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