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American Society for Aesthetics

The ASA supports research, scholarship, and discussion in aesthetics. The ASA website includes teaching resources, guides for students interested in graduate studies, online articles and book reviews, and conference information.

Critique of aesthetic judgement

Kant, Immanuel. (Clarendon Press, 1911)
McNichols Campus Library
B2783.E5 M51

"Translated with seven introductory essays, notes, and analytical index, by James Creed Meredith."

The philosophy of fine art

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. (G. Bell and sons, ltd., 1920)
McNichols Campus Library
N64 .H45

Translated and annotated by F. P. B. Osmaston.

A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful

Burke, Edmund. (University of Notre Dame Press, 1968)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 181 .B95

"Edited with and introduction and notes by James T. Boulton."

Art and visual perception : a psychology of the creative eye

Arnheim, Rudolf. (rev. ed., University of California Press, 1974)
McNichols Campus Library
N71 .A67 1974

Art and imagination : a study in the philosophy of mind

Scruton, Roger. (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982, c1974)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 301 .J8 S37 1982

Aesthetics: problems in the philosophy of criticism

Beardsley, Monroe C.. (Harcourt, Brace1958)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 201 .B36

Aesthetic Concepts

Sibley, Frank. Philosophical Review. (68 (4). Oct. 1959, 421-450)
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Available through JSTOR.

language of art & art criticism : analytic questions in aesthetics

Margolis, Joseph. (Wayne State University Press, 1965)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 201 .M32

The field of cultural production : essays on art and literature

Bourdieu, Pierre. (Columbia University Press, 1993)
McNichols Campus Library
NX 180 .S6 B68 1993

"edited and introduced by Randal Johnson."

Literature and art

Mars, Karl; Engels, Friedrich. (International publishers, 1947)
McNichols Campus Library
N 72 .M32

Art

Bell, Clive. (Capricorn Books [1958)
McNichols Campus Library
N7445 .B53 1958

Philosophy of the arts

Weitz, Morris. (Harvard University Press, 1950)
McNichols Campus Library
N66 .W37

Art and the aesthetic : an institutional analysis

Dickie, George. (Cornell University Press, 1974)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 39 .D55a

The century of taste : the philosophical odyssey of taste in the eighteenth century

Dickie, George. (Oxford University Press, 1996)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 181 .D53 1996

Meaning and truth in the arts

Hospers, John. (University of North Carolina Press, 1946)
McNichols Campus Library
N70 .H74 1946

Feeling and form; a theory of art

Langer, Susanne Katherina Knauth. (Scribner, 1953)
McNichols Campus Library
BF458 .L29

Art and its objects : with six supplementary essays

Wollheim, Richard. (2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 1980)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 39 .W64 1980

A philosophy of mass art

Carroll, Noel. (Oxford University Press, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
NX 180 .M3 C37 1998

Of the standard of taste, and other essays

Hume, David. (Bobbs-Merrill, 1965)
McNichols Campus Library
B 1455 .L57

Edited with an introduction by John W. Lenz.

The principles of art

Collingwood, Robin George. (Oxford University Press, 1958)
McNichols Campus Library
N 70 .C71

The ideology of the aesthetic

Eagleton, Terry. (Blackwell, 1990)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 151 .E2 1990

Creativity and Taoism; a study of Chinese philosophy, art & poetry

Chung-yuan, Chang. (Harper & Row 1970, c1963)
McNichols Campus Library
BL 1923 .C5 1970

Zen and Japanese culture

Suzuki, Daisetz Teitaro. (Princeton University Press, 1970, c1959)
McNichols Campus Library
BQ 9262.9 .J3 S9 1970

In praise of shadows

Tanizaki, Junʾichirō. (Leete's Island Books, 1977)
McNichols Campus Library
PL 839 .A7 A25 1977

"Foreword by Charles Moore ; afterword by Thomas J. Harper ; translated by Thomas J. Harper and Edward G. Seidensticker."

Literary and art theories in Japan

Ueda, Makoto. (Press of Western Reserve University, 1967)
McNichols Campus Library
PL708 .U33

August Wilson and Black aesthetics

Williams, Dana A.; Shannon, Sandra G. (eds.). (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
PS 3573 .I45677 Z57 2004

The mask of art : breaking the aesthetic contract--film and literature

Taylor, Clyde. (Indiana University Press, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1995.9 .N4 T38 1998

African philosophy as cultural inquiry

Karp, Ivan; Masolo, D. A.. (Indiana University Press, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
B 5305 .A373 2000

Romantic confusions of the good : beauty as truth, truth beauty

Montgomery, Marion. (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997)
McNichols Campus Library
PR 575 .A34 M66 1997

Mapping Benjamin : the work of art in the digital age

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich; Marrinan, Michael (eds.). (Stanford University Press, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
BH 201 .M298 2003

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