Art, myth and society in Hegel's aesthetics /

Art, Myth and Society in Hegel''s Aesthetics returns to the student transcripts of Hegel''s lectures on aesthetics, which have yet to be translated into English and in some cases remain unpublished. David James develops the idea that these transcripts show that Hegel was primaril...

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Main Author: James, David, 1966-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London, UK : Continuum, ©2009.
Series:Continuum studies in philosophy.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Art, Myth and Society in Hegel''s Aesthetics returns to the student transcripts of Hegel''s lectures on aesthetics, which have yet to be translated into English and in some cases remain unpublished. David James develops the idea that these transcripts show that Hegel was primarily interested in understanding art as an historical phenomenon and, more specifically, in terms of its role in the ethical life of various peoples. This involves relating Hegel''s aesthetics to his philosophies of right and history, rather than to his logic or metaphysics. The book thus offers a thorough re-evaluation o.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 148 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145) and index.
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