The philosophy and politics of aesthetic experience : German romanticism and critical theory / Nathan Ross.

Author
Ross, Nathan, 1977- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description
xv, 253 pages ; 22 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Political philosophy and public purpose [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Aesthetic semblance and play as responses to the disfigurement of human social existence in Schiller's Aesthetic education
  • Aesthetic experience at the limits of thought in Hölderlin's New letters on aesthetic education
  • The endless pursuit of universal sense in Friedrich Schlegel's political and aesthetic thought
  • Walter Benjamin's philosophy of critical experience: from the romantic artwork to the disillusioning of mimesis
  • Aesthetic truth as the mimesis of false consciousness in Adorno's Aesthetic theory
  • Conclusion: the Benjamin-Adorno debate on the nature of aesthetic experience.
ISBN
  • 3319523031 ((hbk.))
  • 9783319523033 ((hbk.))
LCCN
2017933901
OCLC
966592708
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