The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature

In The Sublime in Modern Philosophy Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature, Emily Brady takes a fresh look at the sublime and shows why it endures as a meaningful concept in contemporary philosophy In a reassessment of historical approaches, the first part of the book identifies the scope and value of the sublime in eighteenth century philosophy with a focus on Kant , nineteentIn The Sublime in Modern Philosophy Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature, Emily Brady takes a fresh look at the sublime and shows why it endures as a meaningful concept in contemporary philosophy In a reassessment of historical approaches, the first part of the book identifies the scope and value of the sublime in eighteenth century philosophy with a focus on Kant , nineteenth century philosophy and Romanticism, and early wilderness aesthetics The second part examines the sublime s contemporary significance through its relationship to the arts its position with respect to other aesthetic categories involving mixed or negative emotions, such as tragedy and its place in environmental aesthetics and ethics Far from being an outmoded concept, Brady argues that the sublime is a distinctive aesthetic category which reveals an important, if sometimes challenging, aesthetic moral relationship with the natural world.
The Sublime in Modern Philosophy Aesthetics Ethics and Nature In The Sublime in Modern Philosophy Aesthetics Ethics and Nature Emily Brady takes a fresh look at the sublime and shows why it endures as a meaningful concept in contemporary philosophy In a reass

  • Title: The Sublime in Modern Philosophy: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Nature
  • Author: EmilyBrady
  • ISBN: 9780521194143
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Hardcover
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