Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency

Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency

by Santiago Zabala

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ISBN-13: 9780231544962
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

Santiago Zabala is ICREA Research Professor of Philosophy at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is the author of The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of Ernst Tugendhat (Columbia, 2008); The Remains of Being: Hermeneutic Ontology After Metaphysics (Columbia, 2009); and (with Gianni Vattimo) Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx (Columbia, 2011), and the editor of several of Vattimo's books, including Nihilism and Emancipation: Ethics, Politics, and Law (2004); The Future of Religion (2005, with Richard Rorty); and Art's Claim to Truth (2008), all from Columbia University Press. He also writes opinion articles for publications including the New York Times, Al Jazeera, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Santiago Zabala (PhD, Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University) is ICREA Research Professor and Director of the Vattimo Archive at Pompeu Fabra University. He is the author of a number of books, including Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency (Columbia, 2017) and (with Gianni Vattimo) Hermeneutic Communism (Columbia, 2011).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Emergency of Aesthetics
2. Emergency Through Art
3. Emergency Aesthetics
Afterword
Notes
Index

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