Schopenhauer and the Aesthetic Standpoint: Philosophy as a Practice of the Sublime (BOK)

Sophia Vasalou

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With its pessimistic vision and bleak message of world-denial, it has often been difficult to know how to engage with Schopenhauer's philosophy. Schopenhauer's arguments have seemed flawed and his doctrines marred by inconsistencies; his very pessimism almost too flamboyant to be believable. Yet a way of redrawing this engagement stands open, Sophia Vasalou argues, if we attend more closely to the visionary power of Schopenhauer's work. The aim of this book is to place the aesthetic character of Schopenhauer's standpoint at the heart of the way we read his philosophy and the way we answer the question: why read Schopenhauer - and how? Approaching his philosophy as an enactment of the sublime with a longer history in the ancient philosophical tradition, Vasalou provides a fresh way of assessing Schopenhauer's relevance in critical terms. This book will be valuable for students and scholars with an interest in post-Kantian philosophy and ancient ethics.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Sophia Vasalou
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107024403
Antall sider 244 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2cm
Vekt 500 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900, Philosophy: aesthetics