A Philosophical Enquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful (BOK)

Edmund Burke

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Edmund Burke was one of the foremost philosophers of the eighteenth century and wrote widely on aesthetics, politics and society. In this landmark work, he propounds his theory that the sublime and the beautiful should be regarded as distinct and wholly separate states - the first, an experience inspired by fear and awe, the second an expression of pleasure and serenity. Eloquent and profound, "A Philosophical Enquiry" is an involving account of our sensory, imaginative and judgmental processes and their relation to artistic appreciation. Burke's work was hugely influential on his contemporaries and also admired by later writers such as Matthew Arnold and William Wordsworth. This volume also contains several of his early political works on subjects including natural society, government and the American colonies, which illustrate his liberal, humane views.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1998 Forfatter Edmund Burke
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780140436259
Antall sider 528 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 362 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende David Womersley, David Womersley Emner og form History of Western philosophy, Philosophy: aesthetics