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

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

by Richard Kearney, David Rasmussen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631216111

ISBN-13: 9780631216117

Pub. Date: 07/09/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This comprehensive anthology provides a collection of classic and contemporary readings in continental aesthetics. Extending from romanticism through modernism to postmodernism, the volume includes landmark texts that have sparked renewed interest in aesthetics, including works by Kant, Nietzsche, Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre, Lukács, Habermas, Foucault,

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

The range and significance of the primary sources presented, together with the editors' introductions, make this volume essential for anyone interested in aesthetics or philosophy of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216117
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/09/2001
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
490
Sales rank:
527,604
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IRomanticism1
1The Critique of Judgment5
2Letter of an Aesthetic Education of Man43
3The World as Will and Representation46
4Lectures on Aesthetics99
5The Philosophy of Art127
6Biographia Literaria139
7The Birth of Tragedy143
Pt. IIModernism161
8The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction166
9The Origin of the Work of Art182
10Lectures on Aesthetics212
11Leonardo da Vinci216
12The Ideology of Modernism222
13The Aesthetic Dimension235
14Aesthetic Theory242
15Discourse in the Novel254
16Taste and the Reproduction of Art271
17What is Literature?276
18Eye and Mind288
19On Leveling the Genre Distinction between Philosophy and Literature307
20Truth and Method321
21Metaphor and the Problem of Hermeneutics339
Pt. IIIPostmodernism359
22Note on the Meaning of the Word "Post" and Answering the Question "What is Postmodernism?"363
23The Death of the Author371
24This Is Not a Pipe374
25The Laugh of the Medusa388
26Travels in Hyperreality400
27Simulations411
28Economimesis431
29Literature One More Time451
30The Malady of Grief: Duras457
Index473

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