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A philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful

Author: Edmund Burke; Adam Phillips
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990 (1998 printing)
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.
Philosophical enquiry into the origin of our ideas of the sublime and beautiful.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990 (1998 printing)
(DLC) 89035936
(OCoLC)40335516
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Burke; Adam Phillips
ISBN: 9780191567124 0191567124
OCLC Number: 311261120
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 173 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Edmund Burke; BURKE'S Enquiry; THE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; THE PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; INTRODUCTION. On Taste; THE CONTENTS; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Responsibility: Edmund Burke ; edited with an introduction and notes by Adam Phillips.

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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. "I'm gratified you're. keeping Burke's text on the Sublime available in an inexpensive edition. Thanks again for keeping it e.

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