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This eloquent 1757 treatise on aesthetics explores how interactions with the physical world affect the formulation of ideals related to beauty and art. Edmund Burke's landmark study not only proved tremendously influential on the development of aesthetic theory, but also offered the first complete philosophical exposition for separating the beautiful and the sublime into their own respective rational categories.The beautiful, according to Burke, comprises that which is well formed and aesthetically pleasing. The sublime, on the other hand, possesses the power to compel and destroy. This distinction bears a noteworthy historical relevance, since the popular preference for the sublime rather than the beautiful indicates the transition from the Neoclassical to the Romantic era. Burke's dissertation is both a precursor of his later political writings and one of the first major works in European literature to explore the concept of the sublime-a topic as fascinating to eighteenth-century thinkers as it is to modern philosophers and critics. aesthetics,arts music and photography,criticism,history and criticism,history and theory,humanities,literature and fiction,philosophy,political science,politics and government Philosophy, Dover Publications

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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
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Burke, Edmund

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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

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Eloquent and influential, this 1757 treatise defines the concept of the sublime and explores how interaction with the physical world affects formulation of ideals related to beauty and art.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780486461663
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0486461661
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Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC
139 Pages
Weight: 0,170 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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