Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion download free [PDF and Ebook] by Giovanni Matteucci

Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion download free [PDF and Ebook] by Giovanni Matteucci year 2016
  • Book name: Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion
  • Author: Giovanni Matteucci
  • Release date: 2016/7/31
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781474237468
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 369
  • Review by: Lyra Woodson
  • Review rating: 7.77 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/20
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion places philosophical approaches at the heart of contemporary fashion studies. Considering the mutual relationships between aesthetics, modern society and culture, fashion and the fine arts, and the way these relationships have influenced and shaped our views on identity and taste, this ground-breaking book also explores the various intellectual and cultural movements that inform how people dress. In the context of the most recent debates, the leading fashion and philosophy scholars contributing to this volume refer to and apply theories posed by key thinkers of the modern and contemporary age, from Darwin and Wittgenstein to Husserl and Goodman, in order to answer questions such as: what is the essence of fashion and the reasons behind its fascination? What is `anti-fashion'? What or who do we imitate when we `follow' fashion? What is fashion criticism and what should it be? Anyone studying or interested in fashion, philosophy or art will find this book a rich source of ideas, insight and information. Philosophical Perspectives on Fashion is a valuable contribution to contemporary fashion theory and aesthetics, one that revitalizes the way we look at the form, purpose and meaning of fashion and aesthetic experience.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H11M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Fashion Design & Theory, Cosmetics, Hair & Beauty, Philosophy: Aesthetics, Philosophy, Fashion & Textiles: Design, Art History
  • Available formats: HTML, WORD, GIF, EPUB, TXT, DOC, PDF, SNB. Compressed in CBZ, RAR, ZIP, 7-ZIP, TBZ, TBZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x7.62mm
  • Weight: 370g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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