Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items

  • Keywords: artistic representation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Self, Speaking

Garry L. Hagberg

in Describing Ourselves: Wittgenstein and Autobiographical Consciousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234226
eISBN:
9780191715440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234226.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces Behaviourism contra Cartesianism, the problems of inferential perception, speaking of a person versus speaking of a body, and first-person avowals. It also details issues ... More


The Trinity in Art

David Brown

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

David Brown identifies three main types of approaches to artistic representations of the Trinity: triadic, societal, and incarnational forms. In each case, he stresses the need to judge art in ... More


Fiction, Symbolic Simulation, and Reality

Torben Grodal

in Moving Pictures: A New Theory of Film Genres, Feelings, and Cognition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159834
eISBN:
9780191673719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159834.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A recurrent problem in aesthetics and theories of fiction and representation in art (whether literature, art, or film) is the status and validity of representation itself. Are representations true or ... More


Mimēsis

Christopher Janaway

in Images of Excellence: Plato's Critique of the Arts

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237921
eISBN:
9780191597800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237928.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gives an analysis of the concept of mimesis, which in Book 10 of the Republic emerges as a wider concept of artistic representation, applicable to poetry and the visual arts. The practitioner of ... More


On the Theory and Practice of Aesthetic Representation in the Twentieth Century

Tom Rockmore

in Art and Truth after Plato

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter illustrates a few of the many differences between modern art and earlier art forms. For one, modern art can be seen as the transformation of what was earlier an artistic endeavor that ... More


Promising the Future: The Language of Obligation in Sidney’s Old Arcadia

J. K. Barret

in Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702365
eISBN:
9781501705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702365.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Sir Philip Sidney’s prose romance, the Old Arcadia. It argues that the romance undermines devices intended to cast and secure particular futures, such as promises ... More


Introduction

Tom Rockmore

in Art and Truth after Plato

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses anew the old question, often neglected in contemporary aesthetic debates, about art and truth, or art and cognition. A central thesis of this book is that the question remains to ... More


The Spectacle of Maps in British America, 1750–1800

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.17
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the year 1770, when John Henry finally published A New and Accurate Map of Virginia, his first and only map that invited public notice. Consisting of four sheets, the map ... More


Representations of Rastafari

Erin C. MacLeod

in Visions of Zion: Ethiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479882243
eISBN:
9781479890996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882243.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the popular perception of Rastafari by looking at music and artistic representations of the faith. Music plays a role in the Rastafari movement and in its worldwide presence ... More


Family Matters (2002–2009)

Leta E. Miller

in Aaron Jay Kernis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038532
eISBN:
9780252096440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Kernis's music in the years 2002–2009. If in the 1990s Kernis's works had been stimulated, to a large degree, by public happenings, those of the first decade of the twenty-first ... More


Awakening

Mick Smith

in Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670284
eISBN:
9781452947136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670284.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the image found on the walls of the Lascaux cave that depicts a sprawled human figure and a speared bison, which, according to Georges Bataille, captures the moment of ... More


Miguel Covarrubias and the Pageant of the Pacific: The Golden Gate International Exposition and the Idea of the Transpacific, 1939–1940

Nancy C. lutkehaus

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In “Miguel Covarrubias and the Pageant of the Pacific: The Golden Gate International Exposition and the Idea of the Transpacific, 1939-1940,” Nancy Lutkehaus examines how “The Pageant of the Pacific” ... More


View: