L'art : De Platon à Deleuze

By Cyril Morana, Eric Oudin, André Comte-Sponville

L. a. assortment " Petite philosophie des grandes idées " retrace, à travers los angeles présentation d'une dizaine de penseurs majeurs, le destin d'un concept-clé. Ainsi, ce livre raconte l'histoire de l'idée de l'art, de l'Antiquité à nos jours ; chaque chapitre est consacré à los angeles pensée d'un philosophe dont l'auteur dégage les lignes de strength. Illustré de citations de référence et d'exemples d'oeuvres d'art, ce consultant constitue une approche vivante et efficace de l'histoire de l. a. pensée philosophique.

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Branches: Nature's Patterns: A Tapestry in Three Parts

By Philip Ball

As a part of a trilogy of books exploring the technology of styles in nature, acclaimed technology author Philip Ball right here seems on the shape and progress of branching networks within the wildlife, and what we will research from them.

Many styles in nature convey a branching shape - timber, river deltas, blood vessels, lightning, the cracks that shape within the glazing of pots. those networks percentage a weird geometry, discovering a compromise among disease and determinism, even though a few, just like the hexagonal snowflake or the stones of the Devil's Causeway fall right into a rigidly ordered constitution. Branching networks are came across at each point in biology - from the only mobilephone to the surroundings. Human-made networks can also come to percentage an analogous gains, and in the event that they do not, then it would be ecocnomic to cause them to accomplish that: nature's styles are likely to come up from comparatively cheap solutions.

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La Naissance de la tragédie de Friedrich Nietzsche: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis

Bienvenue dans l. a. assortment Les Fiches de lecture d’Universalis

Dans l. a. première édition de 1872, cet ouvrage de Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) s’intitulait La Naissance de l. a. tragédie à partir de l’esprit de los angeles musique.

Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur La Naissance de l. a. tragédie de Friedrich Nietzsche

Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de los angeles littérature ou de l. a. pensée. Cette présentation est couplée avec un article de synthèse sur l’auteur de l’œuvre.

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Reconnue mondialement pour l. a. qualité et los angeles fiabilité incomparable de ses guides, Encyclopaedia Universalis met l. a. connaissance à l. a. portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 2 hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, photographs, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est los angeles plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.

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Œuvres complètes, tome 5: La Somme athéologique I: L'Expérience intérieure - Méthode de méditation - Post-scriptum 1953 - Le Coupable - L'Alleluiah

By Georges Bataille

Georges Bataille (1897-1962)

Georges Bataille was once born in Billon, Puy-de-Dôme, in vital France. His mom used to be suicidal, (though by no means profitable in her makes an attempt) and his father was once a strict disciplinarian who later in lifestyles suffered from health problems on the topic of complicated syphilis and died in 1915. on the time, Bataille was once a deeply spiritual guy; he switched over to Catholicism on the outset of WWI, or even joined the seminary at Saint-Fleur with the goal of changing into a clergyman, and later with the Benedictine congregation at Quarr, at the Isle of Wright. He served within the military in 1916-17, yet was once quickly discharged as a result of his negative healthiness because of tuberculosis, from which he suffered such a lot of his lifestyles. His non secular objectives all of sudden ended with a lack of religion, and from 1918-22 Bataille studied thirteenth century verse on the École des Chartres in Paris. He additionally held a fellowship on the institution of complex Hispanic stories in Madrid.

In the 1920's Bataille linked himself with the Surrealists, notwithstanding his perspectives usually differed from these of the influential André Breton, major Bataille to claim himself "an enemy from within" the move. at present he underwent psychoanalytic therapy with nice luck, permitting him to put in writing. He based and edited many courses that mirrored his pursuits in sociology, faith and literature. integrated in his early tours have been the 1st courses of Barthes, Foucault and Derrida. He married his first spouse, the actress Silvia Maklès, divorcing her in 1934. She went directly to marry top psychoanalyst, Jacques Lacan, to whom Bataille was once additionally shut. He edited and published files (1929-31) and in 1935 he cofounded an anti-Fascist workforce, Contre-Attaque, with Breton. His pursuits within the sacred and profane manifested within the formation of the short-lived Collège de Sociologie, co-founded in 1939 with Michel Lieris and Roger Callois.

Bataille's existence from 1922-44 used to be an strange mix of sporadic paintings, the common traveling of bordellos, and unwell wellbeing and fitness. He labored as a librarian on the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, until eventually his nightlife and his issues with tuberculosis threatened his dating to such paintings. In 1946 Bataille married Diane de Beauharnais; that they had one daughter. In 1949 he used to be back operating as a librarian, this time in Carpentras, Provence, although years later he left to absorb a similar paintings back in Orléans. His monetary problems worsened, and in 1961 Picasso, Max Ernst and Juan Miro prepared an public sale in their work to assist Bataille's transforming into accounts. besides the fact that, Bataille died the subsequent 12 months, no longer lengthy after publishing his final e-book, the Tears of Eros in 1961.

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Le clip : Histoire et esthétique

By Laurent Jullier, Julien Péquignot

Aujourd’hui un clip peut être partagé sur fb ou sur YouTube, passer sur MTV au fond d’un bar, ou bien sortir en DVD signé d’un réalisateur reconnu.

On peut aussi le retrouver dans le programme d’un competition de cinéma, dans un spectacle vivant mêlant sons et lumières, ou encore dans les salles d’un musée d’art contemporain. Au cœur d’enjeux financiers colossaux, le clip preserve pourtant cette air of mystery de gratuité, aux deux sens du terme, qui a contribué à son succès et qui fait sa légèreté. Ainsi s’inspire-t-il de quantité de formes d’art et les influence-t-il en retour.

Quel autre objet réalise cet take advantage of d’occuper tout à journey tant de fonctions, d’usages et de statuts sociaux ? Des Beatles à Gangnam Style, de Thriller à girl Gaga en passant par Michel Gondry et le most sensible 50, l’ouvrage suggest les clés historiques, esthétiques et thématiques du phénomène clip.

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Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics and the Reconstruction of Art

This selection of essays explores the increase of aesthetics as a reaction to, and as part of, the reshaping of the humanities in sleek society. The theories of artwork constructed lower than the identify of 'aesthetics' within the eighteenth century have frequently been understood as contributions to a box of analysis in lifestyles because the time of Plato. If artwork is a convention to be present in all human societies, then the philosophy of paintings is the quest for common beneficial properties of that perform, which might be acknowledged in definitions of artwork and wonder. even though, paintings as we all know it - the method of 'fine arts' - is essentially bizarre to trendy society. Aesthetics, faraway from being a perennial self-discipline, emerged in an attempt either to appreciate and to form this new social perform. those essays percentage the conviction that aesthetic rules could be absolutely understood whilst obvious not just when it comes to highbrow and social contexts, yet as themselves built in background.

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The Enigma of Good and Evil: The Moral Sentiment in Literature (Analecta Husserliana)

Outstanding towards peace and concord the person is ceasely torn aside in own, social, nationwide lifestyles via wars, feuds, inequities and intimate own conflicts for which there seems no respite. Does the human situation in interplay with others indicate a relentless adversity? Or, is that this clash due to an inside or exterior issue of evil governing our attitudes and behavior towards the opposite individual? To what standards should still I refer for appreciation, judgment, path pertaining to my attitudes and my activities as they endure at the future health of others?

At the roots of those questions lies human adventure which should be adequately clarified ahead of moving into speculative abstractions of the moral theories and precepts. Literature, which in its very gist, dwells upon disentangling in a number of point of view the peripeteia of our life-experience deals us a distinct box of source-material for ethical and moral investigations.

Literature brings preeminently to mild the Moral Sentiment which pervades our existence with others -- our life tout courtroom. Being modulated during the process our studies the ethical Sentiment sustains the very experience of literature and of private human existence (Tymieniecka).

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Greek and Roman Aesthetics (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

This anthology of philosophical texts by means of Greek and Roman authors brings jointly works from the past due 5th century BC to the 6th century advert that touch upon significant aesthetic concerns similar to the notion of attractiveness and concord in track and the visible arts, constitution and magnificence in literature, and aesthetic judgement. It comprises vital texts via Plato and Aristotle at the prestige and the function of the humanities in society and in schooling, and Longinus' reflections at the elegant in literature, as well as much less recognized writings by means of Philodemus, Cicero, Seneca, Plotinus, Augustine and Proclus. lots of the texts were newly translated for this quantity, and a few are available English for the 1st time. a close advent strains the advance of classical aesthetics from its roots in Platonism and Aristotelianism to its final shape in past due Antiquity.

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The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy)

By Amy Kind

Imagination occupies a crucial position in philosophy, going again to Aristotle. besides the fact that, following a interval of relative forget there was an explosion of curiosity in mind's eye some time past 20 years as philosophers study the position of mind's eye in debates in regards to the brain and cognition, aesthetics and ethics, in addition to epistemology, technological know-how and mathematics.

This amazing Handbook includes over thirty particularly commissioned chapters through top philosophers organised into six transparent sections interpreting crucial features of the philosophy of mind's eye, including:

  • Imagination in old context: Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Husserl, and Sartre
  • What is mind's eye? The relation among mind's eye and psychological imagery; mind's eye contrasted with belief, reminiscence, and dreaming
  • Imagination in aesthetics: mind's eye and our engagement with tune, paintings, and fiction; the issues of fictional feelings and ‘imaginative resistance’
  • Imagination in philosophy of brain and cognitive technology: mind's eye and creativity, the self, motion, baby improvement, and animal cognition
  • Imagination in ethics and political philosophy, together with the idea that of 'moral mind's eye' and empathy
  • Imagination in epistemology and philosophy of technology, together with studying, proposal experiments, medical modelling, and mathematics.

The Routledge guide of Philosophy

of Imagination is vital studying for college kids and researchers in philosophy of brain and psychology, aesthetics, and ethics. it's going to even be a important source for these in comparable disciplines resembling psychology and art.

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Sensibility and the Sublime

By David Weissman

Philosophic recognition shifted after Hegel from Kant s emphasis on sensibility to feedback and analyses of the nice arts. the humanities themselves appeared as considerable as nature; a disciplined technology may possibly commit as a lot strength to 1 because the different. yet then the humanities started to splinter as a result of new applied sciences: images displaced figurative portray; listening to recorded tune diminished the curiosity in studying to play it. The company interiority that Hegel assumed was once undermined by way of the rate, mechanization, and distractions of recent existence. We inherit difficulties: repair caliber and conviction within the arts; domesticate the interiority the sensibility that could be a for judgment in each area. what's sensibility s function in stories of each kind, yet particularly these provoked while artwork is made and enjoyed?"

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