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The German Aesthetic Tradition / Edition 1
     

The German Aesthetic Tradition / Edition 1

by Kai Hammermeister
 

ISBN-10: 0521785545

ISBN-13: 9780521785549

Pub. Date: 04/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the only available systematic critical overview of German aesthetics from 1750 to the present. The book begins with the work of Baumgarten and covers all the major writers on German aesthetics that follow: Kant, Schiller, Schelling, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer and Adorno. It offers a clear and non-technical exposition of ideas, placing these in

Overview

This is the only available systematic critical overview of German aesthetics from 1750 to the present. The book begins with the work of Baumgarten and covers all the major writers on German aesthetics that follow: Kant, Schiller, Schelling, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer and Adorno. It offers a clear and non-technical exposition of ideas, placing these in a wider philosophical context where necessary. Interest in this book extends far beyond the discipline of philosophy to those of literary studies, fine art and music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521785549
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. The Age of Paradigms: 1. Baumgarten, Mendelssohn; 2. Kant; 3. Schiller; 4. Schelling; 5. Hegel; Part II. Challenging the Paradigms: 6. Schopenhauer; 7. Kierkegaard, Nietzsche; Part III. Renewing the Paradigms: 8. Cassirer, Lukács; 9. Heidegger, Gadamer; 10. Adorno; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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