The Ideology of the Aesthetic

The Ideology of the Aesthetic

Terry Eagleton


The Ideology of the Aesthetic provides a background and critique of the idea that of the cultured all through smooth Western proposal. As such, it is a serious survey of contemporary Western philosophy, focusing particularly at the complicated relatives among aesthetics, ethics and politics. Eagleton presents a super and difficult creation to those matters, as characterised within the paintings of Kant, Schiller, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, Lukacs, Adorno, Habermas, and others.

Wide in span, in addition to morally and politically dedicated, this can be Terry Eagleton's significant paintings thus far. It kinds either an unique enquiry and an exemplary introduction.

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