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The Ideology of the Aesthetic

By Terry Eagleton

The Ideology of the Aesthetic offers a historical past and critique of the idea that of the classy all through glossy Western proposal. As such, it is a serious survey of recent Western philosophy, focusing particularly at the complicated family members among aesthetics, ethics and politics. Eagleton offers an excellent and difficult creation to those issues, 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 devoted, this is often Terry Eagleton's significant paintings thus far. It kinds either an unique enquiry and an exemplary introduction.

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