Art as the Absolute: Art's Relation to Metaphysics in Kant, - download pdf or read online

By Paul Gordon

ISBN-10: 1501308017

ISBN-13: 9781501308017

ISBN-10: 1501330551

ISBN-13: 9781501330551

Art because the Absolute is a literary and philosophical research into the which means of paintings and its claims to fact. Exploring specifically the writings of Kant and those that after, together with Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche, Paul Gordon contends that paintings solves the matter of the way you may "know” absolutely the in non-conceptual, non-discursive terms.

The concept of art's inherent relation to absolutely the, first explicitly rendered by way of Kant, is tested in significant works from 1790 to 1823. the 1st and final chapters, on Plato and Nietzsche respectively, care for precursors and "post-cursors” of this concept. Gordon indicates and seeks to reddress the inability of consciousness to this concept after Hegel, in addition to in modern reassessments of this era. Art because the Absolute may be of curiosity to scholars and students learning aesthetics from either a literary and philosophical perspective.

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