This series publishes explorative thinking in the philosophy of art as well as in the philosophy of life. Applied aesthetics and theoretical development of non-traditional topics are considered, along with traditional studies in aesthetic theory or the problems in specific arts. Well-written volumes may take the form of monographs, treatises, collected essays, proceedings, reference works, and translations. Use of illustrations is encouraged. In addition to works in English, texts in German, French, Spanish, Italian, and other languages may be published.