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The Question of Style in Philosophy and the Arts : Cambridge Studies in Philosophy & the Arts - Dr. Caroline van Eck

The Question of Style in Philosophy and the Arts

Cambridge Studies in Philosophy & the Arts

By: Dr. Caroline van Eck (Editor), James McAllister (Editor), Renie van de Vall (Editor), Salim Kemal (Editor), Ivan Gaskell (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 25th June 2005
ISBN: 9780521473415
Number Of Pages: 260

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The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries witnessed a change in the perception of the arts and of philosophy, which were formerly regarded as practices possessing a proper method, but then came to be seen as practices allowing the pursuit of alternative styles. The essays in this book examine the circumstances, features, and consequences of this historical transition, exploring in particular new aspects and instances of the interrelatedness of content and its formal representation in both the arts and philosophy.

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"...this book reminds us that style has always played a role in philosophical writing despite claims to the contrary. Not only does it show that philosophy has influenced the arts, but that the arts might hold the key to understanding style in philosophical writing." Jeffrey R. DiLeo, Philosophy and Literature

The style of method: repression and representation in the genealogy of philosophy
Style in painting
Stylistic strategies in William Hogarth's theatrical satires
Style in architecture
Par le style on atteint au sublime: the meaning of the term style in French architectural theory of the late eighteenth century
Aesthetic forms of philosophising
Style and community
Metaphor and paradox in Toqueville's analysis of democracy
The formation of styles: science and the applied arts
Beyond the mannered: the question of style in philosophy or questionable styles of philosophy
Style and subjective agency
Style and innocence: lost, regained, and lost again?
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ISBN: 9780521473415
ISBN-10: 0521473411
Series: Cambridge Studies in Philosophy & the Arts
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 25th June 2005
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.98  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.54

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