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Informationen zum Autor G. W. F. Hegel (1770-1831) is one of the great figures in the history of Western thought! and the most important philosopher of his time. He spent his life in his native Germany! elaborating an enormously ambitious and broad-ranging philosophical system which has exerted a continuing influence on European and Anglo-American philosophy.Sir Malcolm Knox was Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews from 1936 to 1953! and then Principal of that university until 1966. He published translations of many of Hegel's philosophical! theological! and political writings. He died in 1980. Klappentext This is the first of two volumes of the only English edition of Hegel's Aesthetics! the work in which he gives full expression to his seminal theory of art. The substantial Introduction is his best exposition of his general philosophy of art. In Part I he considers the general nature of art as a spiritual experience! distinguishes the beauty of art and the beauty of nature! and examines artistic genius and originality. Part II surveys the history of art from the ancient world through to the end of the eighteenth century! probing the meaning and significance of major works. Part III (in the second volume) deals individually with architecture! sculpture! painting! music! and literature; a rich array of examples makes vivid his exposition of his theory. Zusammenfassung Offers an expression to the author's seminal theory of art. This title considers the general nature of art as a spiritual experience, distinguishes the beauty of art and the beauty of nature, and examines artistic genius and originality. It also surveys the history of art from the ancient world through to the end of the eighteenth century.

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G. W. F. Hegel (1770-1831) is one of the great figures in the history of Western thought, and the most important philosopher of his time. He spent his life in his native Germany, elaborating an enormously ambitious and broad-ranging philosophical system which has exerted a continuing influence on European and Anglo-American philosophy. Sir Malcolm Knox was Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews from 1936 to 1953, and then Principal of that university until 1966. He published translations of many of Hegel's philosophical, theological, and political writings. He died in 1980.

Klappentext

This is the first of two volumes of the only English edition of Hegel's Aesthetics, the work in which he gives full expression to his seminal theory of art. The substantial Introduction is his best exposition of his general philosophy of art. In Part I he considers the general nature of art as a spiritual experience, distinguishes the beauty of art and the beauty of nature, and examines artistic genius and originality. Part II surveys the history of art from the ancient world through to the end of the eighteenth century, probing the meaning and significance of major works. Part III (in the second volume) deals individually with architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature; a rich array of examples makes vivid his exposition of his theory.



Zusammenfassung
Offers an expression to the author's seminal theory of art. This title considers the general nature of art as a spiritual experience, distinguishes the beauty of art and the beauty of nature, and examines artistic genius and originality. It also surveys the history of art from the ancient world through to the end of the eighteenth century.

Inhalt

VOLUME I: TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PART I: THE IDEA OF ARTISTIC BEAUTY, OR THE IDEAL; PART II: DEVELOPMENT OF THE IDEAL INTO THE PARTICULAR FORMS OF ART; SECTION I: THE SYMBOLIC FORM OF ART; SECTION II: THE CLASSICAL FORM OF ART; SECTION III: THE ROMANTIC FORM OF ART

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Titel
Aesthetics
Untertitel
Lectures on Fine Art Volume I
Autor
EAN
9780198238164
ISBN
0198238169
Format
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Anzahl Seiten
634
Gewicht
785g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T33mm
Jahr
2001
Untertitel
Englisch
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