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By Mario Perniola,Massimo Verdicchio

ISBN-10: 1441118500

ISBN-13: 9781441118509

ISBN-10: 1441198814

ISBN-13: 9781441198815

In our modern age aesthetics turns out to disintegrate and not be reducible to a coherent snapshot. And but given the giant quantity of works in aesthetics produced within the final hundred years, this age should be outlined "the century of aesthetics”.

20th Century Aesthetics is a brand new account of overseas aesthetic idea via Mario Perniola, certainly one of Italy's prime modern thinkers. ranging from 4 conceptual fields – lifestyles, shape, wisdom, motion - Perniola identifies the strains of aesthetic mirrored image that derive from them and elucidates them almost about significant authors: from Dilthey to Foucault (aesthetics of life), from Wölfflin to McLuhan and Lyotard (aesthetics of form), from Croce to Goodman (aesthetics and knowledge), from Dewey to Bloom (aesthetics and action). there's additionally a 5th person who touches at the sphere of affectivity and emotionality, and which involves aesthetics from thinkers like Freud, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Lacan, Derrida and Deleuze. the quantity concludes with an intensive 6th bankruptcy on eastern, chinese language, Indian, Islamic, Brazilian, South Korean and South East Asian aesthetic suggestion and at the current decline of Western aesthetic sensibility.

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