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Beyond the finite : the sublime in art and science

Author: Iain Boyd Whyte
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
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Throughout its long history, and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement, the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment, offering the prospect of transcending the limits of measurement, even imagination. The best of science makes genuine claims to the sublime. For in science, as in art, every day brings the entirely new, the extreme, and the unrepresentable.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beyond the finite.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009054357
(OCoLC)501314587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Boyd Whyte
ISBN: 9780199750566 0199750564 1283269694 9781283269698
OCLC Number: 754966422
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 173 p.) : ill.
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Sublime ; 2. Affective Foundations of Creativity, Language, Music and Mental Life: In Search of the Biology of the Soul ; 3. The Non-Conscious Sublime: A Small Reflection ; 4. Pretty Sublime ; 5. Against the Sublime ; 6. Neuroscience and the Sublime in Art and Science ; 7. Quantum Romanticism: The Aesthetics of the Sublime in David Bohm's Philosophy of Physics ; 8. Disobedient Machines: Animation and Autonomy ; 9. On the Sublime in Science
Responsibility: edited by Roald Hoffmann and Iain Boyd Whyte.
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This book, through essays by nine leading scholars with diverse academic backgrounds, explores the sublime's relationship to art and science.  Read more...

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