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Panorama Philosophies of the Visible by Wilhelm S. Wurzer

Panorama Philosophies of the Visible

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Panorama Philosophies of the Visible by Wilhelm S. Wurzer

The new electronic age has seen a radical transition from book to screen, a development which has obscured the fact that it is not what we see which matters but how we see what we see. We live in a time when the visible needs to be retheorised.Panorama presents a broad analysis of philosophies of the visible in art and culture, particularly in painting, film, photography, and literature. The work of key philosophers--Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Levinas, Barthes, Blanchot, Foucault, Bataille, Derrida, Lyotard and Deleuze--is examined in the context of visibility, expressivity, the representational and the postmodern. Contributors: Zsuzsa Baross, Robert Burch, Alessandro Carrera, Dana Hollander, Lynne Huffer, Volker Kaiser, Reginald Lilly, Robert S. Leventhal, Janet Lungstrum, Ladelle McWhorter, Ludwig Nagl, Anne Tomiche, James R. Watson, Lisa Zucker

About the Author

Wilhelm S. Wurzer is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

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Publication date

26th December 2002


Wilhelm S. Wurzer

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Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC


268 pages


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