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    Global Aesthetics—What Can We Do?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2017 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75 (4):339-349.
    I argue that the default interpretation of “aesthetics” should be global aesthetics, and that aestheticians should take as standard preparation for work in the field some basic knowledge of aesthetics in various cultural traditions. I consider some of the obstacles that interfere with a move in this direction and some of the steps that might encourage a more inclusive self-conception of the field.
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    Nietzsche: Life as Literature.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1985 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 45 (2):199-200.
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    Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue.Kathleen Marie Higgins & Lester Hunt - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (1):103.
  4. The Music Between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2012 - University of Chicago Press.
    Other people's music -- Musical animals -- What's involved in sounding human? -- Cross-cultural understanding -- The music of language -- Musical synesthesia -- A song in your heart -- Comfort and joy -- Beyond ethnocentrism.
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    Aesthetics and the Containment of Grief.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2020 - Wiley: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78 (1).
    The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Volume 78, Issue 1, Page 9-20, Winter 2020.
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    The Music of Our Lives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2011 - Lexington Books.
    Kathleen Higgins argues that the arguments that Plato used to defend the ethical value of music are still applicable today. Music encourages ethically valuable attitudes and behavior, provides practice in skills that are valuable in ethical life, and symbolizes ethical ideals.
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    The Music Between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2014 - University of Chicago Press.
    From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. In _The Music between Us_, philosopher Kathleen Marie Higgins investigates this role, examining the features of human perception that enable music’s uncanny ability to provoke, despite its myriad forms across continents and throughout centuries, the sense of a shared human experience. Drawing on disciplines such as philosophy, psychology, musicology, linguistics, and anthropology, (...)
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    Aesthetics and the Containment of GriefHiggins Aesthetics and the Containment of Grief.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2020 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78 (1):9-20.
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    The Music of Our Lives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Temple University Press.
    Kathleen Higgins argues that the arguments that Plato used to defend the ethical value of music are still applicable today. Music encourages ethically valuable attitudes and behavior, provides practice in skills that are valuable in ethical life, and symbolizes ethical ideals.
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    Language, Music, and Mind.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1995 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55 (3):734-737.
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    Nietzsche's Zarathustra.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1987 - Temple University Press.
    "The publication of the revised edition of Kathleen Marie Higgins's Nicizscbe's Zarathustra is a great boon to Nietzsche scholars and Zarathustra specialists alike, for Higgins's consistently subtle analysis of Nietzsche's bold experiment ...
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    Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings.Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen Marie Higgins & Clancy W. Martin - 2011 - Oxford University Press USA.
    Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, Tenth Edition, is an exciting, accessible, and thorough introduction to the core problems of philosophy and the many ways in which they are, and have been, answered. The authors combine substantial selections from significant works in the history of philosophy with excerpts from current philosophy, clarifying the readings and providing context with their own detailed commentary and explanation. Spanning 2,500 years, the selections range from the oldest known fragments to cutting-edge contemporary essays. Organized (...)
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    The Fine Art of Repetition: Essays in the Philosophy of Music.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1994 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 52 (4):472-473.
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    Nietzsche and Asian Thought.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1993 - Philosophy East and West 43 (1):141-144.
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    Nietzschean Narratives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1989 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):241-242.
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    An Alchemy of Emotion: Rasa and Aesthetic Breakthroughs.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2007 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (1):43–54.
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    Negative Virtues: Zhuangzi's Wuwei.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2005 - In Stephen Mark Gardiner (ed.), Virtue Ethics, Old and New. Cornell University Press.
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    Living and Feeling at Home: Shusterman's "Performing Live".Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2002 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 36 (4):84.
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  19. Whatever Happened to Beauty? A Response to Danto.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1996 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 54 (3):281-284.
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  20. The Age of German Idealism.Robert C. Solomon & Kathleen Marie Higgins (eds.) - 1993 - Routledge.
    The turn of the nineteenth century marked a rich and exciting explosion of philosophical energy and talent. The enormity of the revolution set off in philosophy by Immanuel Kant was comparable, in Kant's own estimation, with the Copernican Revolution that ended the Middle Ages. The movement he set in motion, the fast-moving and often cantankerous dialectic of "German Idealism," inspired some of the most creative philosophers in modern times: including G. W. F. Hegel and Arthur Schopenhauer as well as those (...)
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    Nietzsche, Empty Names, and Individuality.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2006 - International Studies in Philosophy 38 (3):117-130.
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    The Cognitive and Appreciative Import of Musical Universals.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2006 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 4:487-503.
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    Comic Relief: Nietzsche’s Gay Science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    This book offers a lively and unorthodox analysis of Nietzsche by examining a neglected aspect of his scholarly personality--his sense of humor. While often thought of as ponderous and melancholy, the Nietzsche of Higgins's study is a surprisingly subtle and light-hearted writer. She presents a close reading of The Gay Science to show how the numerous literary risks that Nietzsche takes reveal humor to be central to his project. Higgins argues that his use of humor is intended to dislodge readers (...)
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  24. Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition.Darren Staloff, Louis Markos, Jeremy duQuesnay Adams, Phillip Cary, Dennis Dalton, Alan Charles Kors, Jeremy Shearmur, Robert C. Solomon, Robert Kane, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Mark W. Risjord & Douglas Kellner (eds.) - 2000 - Teaching Co..
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  25. A Nietzschean Bestiary: Becoming Animal Beyond Docile and Brutal.Babette Babbich, Debra Bergoffen, Thomas H. Brobjer, Daniel Conway, Brian Crowley, Brian Domino, Peter Groff, Jennifer Ham, Lawrence Hatab, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Vanessa Lemm, Paul S. Loeb, Nickolas Pappas, Richard Perkins, Gerd Schank, Alan D. Schrift, Gary Shapiro, Tracey Stark, Charles S. Taylor, Jami Weinstein & Martha Kendal Woodruff - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Nietzsche's use of metaphor has been widely noted but rarely focused to explore specific images in great detail. A Nietzschean Bestiary gathers essays devoted to the most notorious and celebrated beasts in Nietzsche's work. The essays illustrate Nietzsche's ample use of animal imagery, and link it to the dual philosophical purposes of recovering and revivifying human animality, which plays a significant role in his call for de-deifying nature.
     
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    A Companion to Aesthetics.Stephen Davies, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Robert Hopkins, Robert Stecker & David E. Cooper (eds.) - 1995 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    In this extensively revised and updated edition, 168 alphabetically arranged articles provide comprehensive treatment of the main topics and writers in this area of aesthetics. Written by prominent scholars covering a wide-range of key topics in aesthetics and the philosophy of art Features revised and expanded entries from the first edition, as well as new chapters on recent developments in aesthetics and a larger number of essays on non-Western thought about art Unique to this edition are six overview essays on (...)
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    Aesthetic Legacies.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1994 - Review of Metaphysics 47 (4):827-829.
    Krukowski sets out to examine the contemporary aesthetic scene by considering its roots. He begins by considering the shift in the last two centuries from the view that art has an epistemological mission to the quintessentially modernist view that art is autonomous. Krukowski seeks the origins of this shift in the aesthetic theories of Kant, Schopenhauer, and Hegel. Each proposed a grand ambition for philosophy and a prominent philosophical role for art. Kant saw the aesthetic stance of the cultivated taste (...)
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    Apollo, Music, and Cross-Cultural Rationality.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1992 - Philosophy East and West 42 (4):623-641.
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    Beyond Irony: Nietzsehe in the Twenty-First Century.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (3):37-51.
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    Beyond Irony: Nietzsehe in the Twenty-First Century.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (3):37-51.
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  31. Comic Relief: Nietzsche’s Gay Science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (207):261-262.
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  32. Friedrich Nietzsche, Unmodern Observations Reviewed By.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Philosophy in Review 11 (5):348-350.
     
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    Gender in the Gay Science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1995 - Philosophy and Literature 19 (2):227-247.
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    Introduction: Robert C. Solomon and the Spiritual Passions.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2011 - Sophia 50 (2):239-245.
    Robert C. Solomon saw spirituality and emotion as interpenetrating themes. I will summarize his views on spirituality and then introduce the articles in the special issue in his honor. Relating emotional integrity to spirituality, Bob argues that it is precisely through engagement - throwing ourselves into relationships and endeavors - that we come to recognize ourselves as part of something much larger than ourselves. Spirituality is an on-going adventure according to Bob, and it recommends itself in the way that all (...)
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    Language, Music, and Mind.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1995 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 55 (3):734-737.
    On first inspection, Diana Raffman’s Language, Music, and Mind appears to be focused quite narrowly on a rather obscure problem in the aesthetics of music, the problem of accounting for the alleged ineffability of musical experience. The case that Raffman builds in this clear, well-structured book, however, has far-reaching philosophical implications for philosophy of mind, epistemology, general aesthetics, philosophy of the emotions, ontology, and phenomenology.
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    Leslie Paul Thiele, "Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of the Soul: A Study of Heroic Individualism". [REVIEW]Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1992 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 30 (3):469.
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    Leaving the Elevator Behind.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2000 - Philosophy and Literature 24 (1):204-209.
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    Mass Appeal.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1999 - Philosophy and Literature 23 (1):197-205.
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  39. Musical Idiosyncrasy and Perspectival Listening.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1997 - In Jenefer Robinson (ed.), Music & Meaning. Cornell University Press.
     
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    M & M: Emblematic Activities. [REVIEW]Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2008 - Metascience 17 (3):495-497.
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    Music or the Mistaken Life.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2003 - International Studies in Philosophy 35 (3):117-130.
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    Nietzsche and the Politics of Aristocratic Radicalism Bruce Detwiler Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990, 242 Pp. [REVIEW]Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1993 - Dialogue 32 (1):192-.
  43. Nietzsche's Zarathustra.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1987 - Lexington Books.
    Nietzsche's Zarathustra is a guide through the convoluted territory of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It shows the philosophical significance of the fictional format as a means to simultaneously propose alternatives to traditional dogmas within the Western tradition and reveal the danger of mistaking doctrinal formulations for living philosophical insight.
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  44. Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: Temperament and Temporality.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1998 - In Christopher Janaway (ed.), Willing and Nothingness: Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's Educator. Clarendon Press.
     
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    Transformations of Myth Through Time: An Anthology of Readings. [REVIEW]Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Teaching Philosophy 14 (2):199-202.
  46. The Philosophical Significance of Nietzsche's Use of Fiction in "Thus Spoke Zarathustra".Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1982 - Dissertation, Yale University
    This thesis considers the philosophical rationale behind Nietzsche's use of a fictional mode of writing in Thus Spoke Zarathustra. I argue that the worldview involved in Nietzsche's "tragic philosophy," presented as an alternative to the Platonic-Christian worldview of Nietzsche's culture, is premised on the understanding of human individual existence that he associates with Greek tragedy. I argue that because Nietzsche attempts to transform the self-understanding of his readers, he rejects the univocal mode of philosophical discourse which is used to express (...)
     
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  47. World Philosophy.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2001 - Teaching Co..
    Lecture 1. Beginnings -- Lecture 2. Western metaphysics -- Lecture 3. Soul & body -- Lecture 4. The good life & the role of reason -- Lecture 5. Western & African thought compared -- Lecture 6. Traditional beliefs & philosophy -- Lecture 7. American Indian thinking -- Lecture 8. Mesoamerican thought -- Lecture 9. Ethics & social thought in Latin America -- Lecture 10. Indian thought on supreme reality -- Lecture 11. The dualism of the Samkhya school -- Lecture 12. (...)
     
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    Zarathustra Is a Comic Book.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1992 - Philosophy and Literature 16 (1):1-14.
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    Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence From Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (Review).Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Philosophy and Literature 15 (2):369-370.
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    Book Review: The Mask of Enlightenment: Nietzsche's Zarathustra. [REVIEW]Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1997 - Philosophy and Literature 21 (1):193-196.
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