'The Ideology of the Aesthetic presents a history and critique of the concept of the aesthetic throughout modern Western thought. As such, this is a critical survey of modern Western philosophy, focusing in particular on the complex relations between aesthetics, ethics and politics.'
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Onsite

Location code REF.EAT2
Language

English

Keywords

aesthetics

Publication/Creation date

1990

No of pages

426

ISBN / ISSN

9780631163022

No of copies

1

Content type

monograph

Chapter headings
1 Free Particulars
2 The Law of the Heart: Shaftesbury, Hume, Burke
3 The Kantian Imaginary
4 Schiller and Hegemony
5 The World as Artefact: Fichte, Schelling, Hegel
6 The Death of Desire: Arthur Schopenhauer
7 Absolute Ironies: Soren Kierkegaard
8 Te Marxist Sublime
9 True Illusions: Friedrich Nietzsche
10 The Name of the Father: Sigmund Freud
11 The Politics of Being: Martin Heidegger
12 The Marxist Rabbi: Walter Benjamin
13 Art after Auschwitz: Theodor Adorno
14 From the Polis to Postmodernism
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