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An eloquent and sometimes even erotic book, the Philosophical Enquiry was long dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke's analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty, and art form is now recognized as not only an important and influential work of aesthetic theory, but also one of the first major works in European literature on the Sublime, a subject that has fascinated thinkers from Kant and Coleridge to the philosophers and critics of today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192835802
Editor:
Phillips, Adam
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Phillips, Adam
Author:
Phillips, Adam
Author:
null, Adam
Author:
null, Edmund
Author:
Burke, Edmund
Location:
Oxford England
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Philosophy | History | 18th C
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Series Volume:
vyp. 3
Publication Date:
19981119
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
34 tables
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
4.900 x 7.500 in 0.331 lb

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