Continental Aesthetics: Romanticism to Postmodernism: An Anthology / Edition 1

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Overview

This comprehensive anthology provides a collection of classic and contemporary readings in continental aesthetics. Spanning Romanticism through Modernism to Postmodernism, the volume includes landmark texts that have sparked renewed interest in aesthetics, including works by Schiller, Kant, Nietzsche, Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre, Lukács, Habermas, Foucault, Kristeva, and Derrida.

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"Richard Kearney and David Rasmussen must be congratulated on their judicious selection of the main texts in continental aesthetics. Indeed, the result is so successful that the volume could as readily serve as a textbook for a course in continental philosophy as for a course in aesthetics. This volume surpasses all previous collections in the area." Robert Bernasconi, University of Memphis

"Collecting key selections from influential texts, this Anthology displays a wide range of important European theorists, past and present, and should prove very useful for courses in aesthetics and literary theory." Richard Shusterman, Temple University, author of Pragmatist Aesthetics

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Meet the Author

Richard Kearney is Professor of Philosophy at University College, Dublin and a visiting professor at Boston College. He has been a visiting lecturer at several universities across the US and Europe. His publications include: States of Mind (1995), Poetics of Modernity (1995), and The Wake of Imagination (1998).

David Rasmussen is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Philosophy and Social Criticism (1978–), the Philosophy and Social Criticism Book Series (1995–), and Cultural Hermeneutics (1973–7). He is the author of The Handbook of Critical Theory (Blackwell, 1996) and Reading Habermas (Blackwell, 1990).

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Romanticism 1
1 The Critique of Judgment 5
2 Letter of an Aesthetic Education of Man 43
3 The World as Will and Representation 46
4 Lectures on Aesthetics 99
5 The Philosophy of Art 127
6 Biographia Literaria 139
7 The Birth of Tragedy 143
Pt. II Modernism 161
8 The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction 166
9 The Origin of the Work of Art 182
10 Lectures on Aesthetics 212
11 Leonardo da Vinci 216
12 The Ideology of Modernism 222
13 The Aesthetic Dimension 235
14 Aesthetic Theory 242
15 Discourse in the Novel 254
16 Taste and the Reproduction of Art 271
17 What is Literature? 276
18 Eye and Mind 288
19 On Leveling the Genre Distinction between Philosophy and Literature 307
20 Truth and Method 321
21 Metaphor and the Problem of Hermeneutics 339
Pt. III Postmodernism 359
22 Note on the Meaning of the Word "Post" and Answering the Question "What is Postmodernism?" 363
23 The Death of the Author 371
24 This Is Not a Pipe 374
25 The Laugh of the Medusa 388
26 Travels in Hyperreality 400
27 Simulations 411
28 Economimesis 431
29 Literature One More Time 451
30 The Malady of Grief: Duras 457
Index 473
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