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  1. Makoto Ueda (1967/1991). Literary and Art Theories in Japan. Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan.score: 189.0
  2. Shūzō Kuki (2009). "Cui" de Gou Zao. Lian Jing Chu Ban Shi Ye Gu Fen You Xian Gong Si.score: 180.0
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  3. Rodica Frentiu (2014). Religious Art and Meditative Contemplation in Japanese Calligraphy and Byzantine Iconography. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 13 (38):110-136.score: 162.0
    Far Eastern calligraphy has always been regarded by the Occident as an “esoteric” issue, laden with a peculiar “mysticism,” which presents spiritual and philosophical aspects too outlandish to truly comprehend. That is probably the reason why calligraphy was amongst the last artistic “disciplines” to gain access to the international world of the arts. This study focuses on Japanese calligraphy as a visual and verbal image, conducting a hermeneutic investigation into the nature and function of this type of image, into (...)
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  4. Caroline van Eck, James McAllister & Renée van de Vall (eds.) (1995). The Question of Style in Philosophy and the Arts. Cambridge University Press.score: 148.0
    The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries witnessed a change in the perception of the arts and of philosophy. In the arts this transition occurred around 1800, with, for instance, the breakdown of Vitruvianism in architecture, while in philosophy the foundationalism of which Descartes and Spinoza were paradigmatic representatives, which presumed that philosophy and the sciences possessed a method of ensuring the demonstration of truths, was undermined by the idea, asserted by Nietzsche and Wittgenstein, that there exist alternative styles (...)
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  5. Matthew Kieran & Dominic Lopes (eds.) (2003). Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts. Routledge.score: 144.0
    Imagination is a central concept in aesthetics with close ties to issues in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language, yet it has not received the kind of sustained, critical attention it deserves. Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts represents the work of fifteen young yet distinguished philosophers of art, who critically examine just how and in what form the notion of imagination illuminates fundamental problems in the philosophy of art. All new papers, a strong (...)
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  6. Hugh J. Silverman (ed.) (1990). Postmodernism: Philosophy and the Arts. Routledge.score: 144.0
    The essays collected here present a cross section of the debates on postmodernism being waged in philosophy and the arts. Some contributors raise general questions about postmodernism, for example, its language and its politics. Others offer specific readings of architecture, painting, literature, theatre, photography, film, and television.
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  7. David Davies (2011). Philosophy of the Performing Arts. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 126.0
    This book provides an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.
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  8. Urbain Vermeulen & D. Smedet (eds.) (1998). Philosophy and Arts in the Islamic World: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Congress of the Union Européenne des Arabisants Et Islamisants Held at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, September 3-September 9, 1996. [REVIEW] Uitgeverij Peeters.score: 126.0
    The volume contains 26 contributions to literature, philosophy, linguistics and epigraphy in Islamic culture, ranging from pre-Islamic poetry to contemporary ...
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  9. Brian Massumi (2011). Semblance and Event: Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts. Mit Press.score: 120.0
    Introduction. Activist philosophy and the occurrent arts -- The ether and your anger toward a speculative pragmatism -- The thinking-feeling of what happens putting the radical back in empiricism -- The diagram as technique of existence ovum of the universe segmented -- Arts of experience, politics of expression In four movements. First movement. To dance a storm -- Second movement. Life unlimited -- Third movement. The paradox of content -- Fourth movement. Composing the political.
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  10. Henk Oosterling & Ewa Płonowska Ziarek (eds.) (2010). Intermedialities: Philosophy, Arts, Politics. Lexington Books.score: 120.0
    At stake here are the political analyses of new modes of being in common that transcend national boundaries, the critique of the new forms of domination that accompany them, and the search for new emancipatory possibilities.
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  11. Philip Alperson (ed.) (1992). The Philosophy of the Visual Arts. Oxford University Press.score: 120.0
    Most instructors who teach introductory courses in aesthetics or the philosophy of arts use the visual arts as their implicit reference for "art" in general, yet until now there has been no aesthetics anthology specifically orientated to the visual arts. This text stresses conceptual and theoretical issues, first examining the very notion of "the visual arts" and then investigating philosophical questions raised by various forms, from painting, the paradigmatic form, to sculpture, photography, film, dance, kitsch, and other forms on (...)
     
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  12. Herman Kauz (1977). The Martial Spirit: An Introduction to the Origin, Philosophy, and Psychology of the Martial Arts. Overlook Press.score: 120.0
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  13. Jhoon Rhee (2000). Jhoon Rhee Martial Arts: Philosophy & Life Skills. Jhoon Rhee Foundation for International Leadership.score: 120.0
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  14. Paul Thom (1993). For an Audience: A Philosophy of the Performing Arts. Temple University Press.score: 120.0
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  15. Sor-Ching Low (2010). The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation (Review). Philosophy East and West 60 (1):pp. 123-125.score: 117.0
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  16. Sor-Ching Low (2009). The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation (Review). Philosophy East and West 60 (1):123-125.score: 117.0
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  17. Peter Kivy (1997). Philosophies of Arts: An Essay in Differences. Cambridge University Press.score: 108.0
    Since the beginning of the eighteenth century the philosophy of art has been engaged on the project of trying to find out what the fine arts have in common and, thus, how they might be defined. Peter Kivy's purpose in this accessible and lucid book is to trace the history of that enterprise and argue that the definitional project has been unsuccessful. He offers a fruitful change of strategy: instead of engaging in an obsessive quest for sameness, let us (...)
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  18. Kathleen Kuiper (ed.) (2010). The Ideas That Change the World: The Essential Guide to Modern Philosophy, Science, Math, and the Arts. Fall River Press/Britannica Educational Pub. In Association with Rosen Educational Services.score: 108.0
    The biological sciences -- Mathematics and the physical sciences -- The arts -- The social sciences, philosophy, and religion -- Politics and the law.
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  19. Bert Olivier (2009). Philosophy and the Arts: Collected Essays. Peter Lang.score: 104.7
    This collection of philosophical essays addresses important issues in the arts, encompassing painting, sculpture, photography, film and architecture.
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  20. Sangeetha Menon (ed.) (2006). Consciousness, Experience, and Ways of Knowing: Perspectives From Science, Philosophy & the Arts. National Institute of Advances Studies.score: 98.7
     
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  21. David Goldblatt & Lee Brown (eds.) (2011). Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts. Pearson Education.score: 98.0
    Painting -- Photography and film -- Architecture and the third dimension -- Music -- Literature -- Performance -- Popular art and everyday aesthetics -- Classic sources -- Contemporary sources.
     
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  22. Gordon Graham (2000). Philosophy of the Arts: An Introduction to Aesthetics. Routledge.score: 96.0
    Most books on aesthetics tend to be either too theoretical for the arts or not theoretical enough for philosophy. This book strikes a new and better balance between these competing interests. By taking a normative question--why should we value the arts?--it manages to develop a genuinely philosophical understanding of art and its value while never losing sight of the poems, pictures and music which draw and sustain interest in the arts. In this new second edition, chapters have been revised (...)
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  23. Robert Anderson (2012). Martial Arts and Philosophy: Beating and Nothingness. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 90 (4):820 - 820.score: 96.0
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 90, Issue 4, Page 820, December 2012.
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  24. John Ayotunde Isola Bewaji (2012). Black Aesthetics: Beauty and Culture: An Introduction to African and African Diaspora Philosophy of Arts. Africa World Press.score: 96.0
    Introduction -- Biographical details -- The nature of the philosophic enterprise: initial issues -- Contemporary scholarship on (African) arts -- Artistic expression in Africa -- Philosophy and artistic expression in Africa -- Arts, memory and identity -- Conclusion.
     
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  25. Richard Thomas Eldridge (2003). An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art. Cambridge University Press.score: 96.0
    In this book Richard Eldridge presents a clear and compact survey of philosophical theories of the nature and significance of art. Drawing on materials from classical and contemporary philosophy as well as from literary theory and art criticism, he explores the representational, expressive, and formal dimensions of art, and he argues that works of art present their subject matter in ways that are of enduring cognitive, moral, and social interest. His discussion, illustrated with a wealth of examples, ranges over (...)
     
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  26. William Alexander Hammond (1934). A Bibliography of Aesthetics and of the Philosophy of the Fine Arts From 1900 to 1932. New York, Longmans, Green, and Company.score: 96.0
     
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  27. Joseph Margolis (ed.) (1987). Philosophy Looks at the Arts: Contemporary Readings in Aesthetics. Temple University Press.score: 96.0
     
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  28. Mara Miller (2012). East Asian Aesthetics. In Sheng Kuan Chung (ed.), Teaching Asian art: Content, Context, and Pedagogy. The National Art Education Association.score: 96.0
    Aesthetics and arts are strongly linked across East Asia (China, Japan and Korea) and (through pottery and gardens) throughout Southeast Asia as well. This paper outlines eight aesthetic issues pertaining across arts in East Asia, appropriate for K-12: 1) the intimate interrelations among arts (gardens, painting, poetry, calligraphy, music, tea ceremony); 2) nature and the seasons (architecture, poetry, gardens, food); 4) collaboration (poetry, gardens, festivals, and tea ceremony); 5) self-cultivation; 6) symbolism versus allusion; 7) the importance of active imagination in (...)
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  29. Morris[from old catalog] Weitz (1950/1964). Philosophy of the Arts. Cambridge, Harvard University Press.score: 96.0
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  30. Souleymane Bachir Diagne (2011). African Art as Philosophy: Senghor, Bergson, and the Idea of Negritude. Seagull Books.score: 92.0
    Le;opold Se;dar Senghor (1906–2001) was a Senegalese poet and philosopher who in 1960 also became the first president of the Republic of Senegal. In African Art as Philosophy , Souleymane Bachir Diagne takes a unique approach to reading Senghor’s influential works, taking as the starting point for his analysis Henri Bergson’s idea that in order to understand philosophers one must find the initial intuition from which every aspect of their work develops. In the case of Senghor, Diagne argues that (...)
     
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  31. Patrick R. Daly (2009). A Theory of Health Science and the Healing Arts Based on the Philosophy of Bernard Lonergan. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 30 (2):147-160.score: 90.0
    This paper represents a preliminary investigation relating Bernard Lonergan’s thought to health science and the healing arts. First, I provide background for basic elements of Lonergan’s theoretical terminology that I employ. As inquiry is the engine of Lonergan’s method, next I specify two questions that underlie medical insights and define several terms, including health, disease, and illness, in relation to these questions. Then I expand the frame of reference to include all disciplines involved in the cycle of clinical interaction under (...)
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  32. S. Nagatomo & G. Leisman (1996). An East Asian Perspective of Mind-Body. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 21 (4):439-466.score: 90.0
    This paper addresses a need to re-examine the mind-body dualism established since Descartes. Descartes' dualism has been regarded by modern philosophers as an extremely insufficient solution to the problem of mind and body, from which is derived a long opposition in modern epistomology between idealism and empiricism. This dualism, bifurcating the region of spirit and matter, and the dichotomous models of thinking based on this dualism, have long dominated the world of modern philosophy and science. The paper examines states (...)
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  33. Irwin Edman (1947). The Challenge of the Arts to Philosophy. Journal of Philosophy 44 (15):407-412.score: 90.0
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  34. Henry Chadwick (1981). Boethius, the Consolations of Music, Logic, Theology, and Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 90.0
    The Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius, whose English translators include King Alfred, Geoffrey Chaucer, and Queen Elizabeth I, ranks among the most remarkable books to be written by a prisoner awaiting the execution of a tyrannical death sentence. Its interpretation is bound up with his other writings on mathematics and music, on Aristotelian and propositional logic, and on central themes of Christian dogma. -/- Chadwick begins by tracing the career of Boethius, a Roman rising to high office under the (...)
     
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  35. Mara Miller & Koji Yamasaki (forthcoming). Ainu Aesthetics. In Minh Nguyen (ed.), New Studies in Japanese Aesthetics. Lexington Books.score: 90.0
    Ainu artists were invited to make “replicas” of traditional Ainu arts held in an important museum collection and describe their choices, process and results. The resulting Ainu aesthetics challenges—and changes—our understanding of aesthetics and the philosophy of art, on four levels: descriptive aesthetics, categorical aesthetics (the categories through which the Ainu understand aesthetic value), implications of these aesthetics for a variety of human activities such as museum practice and daily life, and the implications of the first three for our (...)
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  36. Mary Sanders Pollock & Catherine Rainwater (eds.) (2005). Figuring Animals: Essays on Animal Images in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 88.0
    Figuring Animals is a collection of fifteen essays concerning the representation of animals in literature, the visual arts, philosophy, and cultural practice. At the turn of the new century, it is helpful to reconsider our inherited understandings of the species, some of which are still useful to us. It is also important to look ahead to new understandings and new dialogue, which may contribute to the survival of us all. The contributors to this volume participate in this dialogue in (...)
     
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  37. David Boersema (2012). Philosophy of Art: Aesthetic Theory and Practice. Westview Press.score: 86.7
     
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  38. David Carrier (2009). Proust/Warhol: Analytical Philosophy of Art. Peter Lang.score: 86.0
    Introduction -- Ch. 1. The search for Proust's and Warhol's sources -- Ch. 2. Dramatically opposed styles of art making -- Ch. 3. Defining art -- Ch. 4. Elstir's studio/Warhol's factory -- Ch. 5. Queer art making -- Ch. 6. The value of art -- Ch. 7. Art fashion -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography.
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  39. Aaron Smuts (2005). Video Games and the Philosophy of Art. American Society for Aesthetics Newsletter.score: 84.0
    The most cursory look at video games raises several interesting issues that have yet to receive any consideration in the philosophy of art, such as: Are videogames art and, if so, what kind of art are they? Are they more closely related to film, or are they similar to performance arts, such as dance? Perhaps they are more akin to competitive sports and games like diving and chess? Can we even define “video game” or “game”? We often say that (...)
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  40. Dale Jacquette (ed.) (1996). Schopenhauer, Philosophy, and the Arts. Cambridge University Press.score: 84.0
    This collection brings together thirteen new essays by some of the most respected contemporary scholars of Schopenhauer's aesthetics from a wide spectrum of philosophical perspectives. The dynamics of the empirical will and Will as a thing-in-itself in the interplay of Schopenhauer's metaphysics and philosophy of fine art has important implications for the freedom, salvation, and tragic suffering of the artist, the representation of Platonic Ideas in art, and the role of artistic inspiration, emotion, and aesthetic pleasure in the beautiful (...)
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  41. Salim Kemal, Ivan Gaskell & Daniel W. Conway (eds.) (1998). Nietzsche, Philosophy and the Arts. Cambridge University Press.score: 84.0
    Nietzsche's writings have shaped much contemporary reflection on the relation between philosophy and art. This book brings together a number of distinguished contributors to examine his aesthetic account of the origins and ends of philosophy. They discuss the transformative power which Nietzsche ascribes to aesthetic activity, including his aesthetic justification of existence and its fusion of social and personal existence, and they investigate his experiments with an 'aesthetic politics' and a politicisation of aesthetics. Together their essays set out (...)
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  42. Joseph Margolis (1962). Philosophy Looks at the Arts. New York, Scribner.score: 84.0
    Of the 24 articles included more than half are new to this edition.The new edition emphasizes opposing currents in aesthetics with contributions from the most ...
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  43. Bryan Magee (2005). Philosophy's Neglect of the Arts. Philosophy 80 (3):413-422.score: 84.0
    It is widely agreed that the arts can give us some of the most valuable and profound experiences of which we are capable, yet the conceptions of experience to which epistemology has addressed itself during its long history have usually omitted experience of the arts. This has had harmful consequences, because it has led to theories of experience being accepted which would have been falsified by a consideration of experience of the arts. The error still occurs, and there are important (...)
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  44. Andrew E. Benjamin (ed.) (1995). Complexity: Architecture, Art, Philosophy. Distributed to the Trade in the United States of America by National Book Network.score: 84.0
    JPVA Journal of Philosophy and the Visual Arts No 6 Complexity Architecture / Art / Philosophy 'Beginning with complexity will involve working with the recognition that there has always been more than one. Here however this insistent "more than one" will be positioned beyond the scope of semantics; rather than complexity occurring within the range of meaning and taking the form of a generalised polysemy, it will be linked to the nature of the object and to its production. (...)
     
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  45. Egbert P. Bos & H. A. Krop (eds.) (1993). John Buridan, a Master of Arts: Some Aspects of His Philosophy: Acts of the Second Symposium Organized by the Dutch Society for Medieval Philosophy Medium Aevum on the Occasion of its 15th Anniversary, Leiden-Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit), 20-21 June, 1991. [REVIEW] Ingenium Publishers.score: 84.0
  46. Graham Priest & Damon Young (eds.) (forthcoming). Martial Arts and Philosophy. Open Court.score: 84.0
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  47. Herbert Wallace Schneider, Craig Walton & John Peter Anton (eds.) (1974). Philosophy and the Civilizing Arts: Essays Presented to Herbert W. Schneider. Ohio University Press.score: 84.0
     
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  48. Jamie Allen (2012). Cum on Feel the Noize. Continent 2 (1):56-58.score: 81.0
    continent. 2.1 (2012): 56–58 Nechvatal, Joseph, Immersion Into Noise , Open Humanities Press, 2011, 267 pp, $23.99 (pbk), ISBN 1-60785-241-1. As someone who’s knowledge of “art” mostly began with the domestic (Western) and Japanese punk and noise scenes of the late 80’s and early 90’s, practices and theories of noise fall rather close to my heart. It is peeking into the esoteric enclaves of weird music and noise that helped me understand what I think I might like art to (...)
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  49. Diane Durston (2006). Wabi Sabi: The Art of Everyday Life. Storey Pub..score: 79.0
    With “slow living” as the newest incarnation of the simplicity movement, the search for fresh inspiration on ways to live a more authentic life is as pressing as ever. Turning to Eastern traditions, people are discovering the Japanese concept of wabi sabi. The perfect antidote to today’s frenzied, consumer-oriented culture, wabi sabi encourages slowing down, living modestly, and appreciating the natural and imperfect aspect of material culture. While defying definition, wabi sabi is best expressed in brief, evocative bites. In (...)
     
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  50. Richard Buchanan (2001). Design and the New Rhetoric: Productive Arts in the Philosophy of Culture. Philosophy and Rhetoric 34 (3):183-206.score: 78.0
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