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Meaning, Medium, and History in Art

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cosmopolitan Aesthetics : Art in a Global World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Hegel’s Colonial Vision of Art and History It was the nineteenth century that took it upon itself to understand and theorize the relation between meaning in art and the medium of its embodiment, generating ideas without which I would...

Corydrane Creations

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Existentialism and Excess : The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Where Sartre’s political activism was concerned, 1957 saw a shift in emphasis from communism to anti-colonialism. Having finally lost patience with the USSR and the PCF, he looked increasingly to the south, to French atrocities in Algeria...

Explosive Situation

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Existentialism and Excess : The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The swinging sixties began with the death of an enduring cultural icon. De Beauvoir took a call from Lanzmann telling her Camus had been killed in a car crash at Villeblevin, sixty-eight miles from Paris, while returning from a Yuletide...

Cultural Property and Aesthetic Synergy

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cosmopolitan Aesthetics : Art in a Global World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The Question of Cultural Property A central part of the argument for cosmopolitanism Appiah makes concerns the question of cultural property and related, the “ownership” of culture. Property is normally thought of as material (your house...

Lyotard and Vidal-Naquet talking about the Algerian war still

Jean-François Lyotard: The Interviews and Debates

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction by Libération One was a Marxist, the other a Dreyfusard. The reasons that prompted philosopher and historian to take sides in the Algerian war were not the same. Today, they reissue their texts and assess their current...

The Ghost of Stalin

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Existentialism and Excess : The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In early 1955, alongside tinkering with his own autobiography, Sartre started yet another biography of a French writer. This time the subject was Flaubert. Over the coming years the project would mushroom into his longest work, The Family...

Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cosmopolitan Aesthetics : Art in a Global World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Cosmopolitanism Introduced In this and the next chapter I will introduce the idea of cosmopolitanism and suggest that it is among the best ways to think about aesthetics in our current, globalized world. Among other things, the cosmopolite...