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How to see things : doing aesthetics with Arendt

Author: Cecilia Sjöholm; Lisa Hamm
Publisher: New York [New York] : Columbia University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cecilia Sjöholm reads Hannah Arendt as a philosopher of the senses, grappling with questions of vision, hearing, and touch even in her political work. Constructing an Arendtian theory of aesthetics from the philosopher's fragmentary writings on art and perception, Sjöholm begins a vibrant new chapter in Arendt scholarship that expands her relevance for contemporary philosophers. Arendt wrote thoughtfully about the
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Sjöholm, Cecilia.
How to see things : doing aesthetics with Arendt.
New York, [New York] : Columbia University Press, ©2015
xiv, 219 ages
Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Sjöholm; Lisa Hamm
ISBN: 9780231539906 0231539908 0231173083 9780231173087
OCLC Number: 980949232
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (238 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Introduction --
1. Sensing Space: Art and the Public Sphere --
2. The Work of Art --
3. The Encroachment of Others --
4. Tensions of Law: Tragedy and the Visibility Of Lives --
5. Comedy in the Dark: Arendt, Chaplin, and Anti-Semitism --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
Responsibility: Cecilia Sjöholm ; cover and book design, Lisa Hamm.
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Cecilia Sjoholm provides an original and provocative reinterpretation of the difficult and controversial philosophical issues in Hannah Arendt's studies, such as embodiment, realness, appearance, Read more...

 
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