Art of the Modern Age: Philosophy of Art from Kant to Heidegger

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This is a sweeping and provocative work of aesthetic theory: a trenchant critique of the philosophy of art as it developed from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century, combined with a carefully reasoned plea for a new and more flexible approach to art. Jean-Marie Schaeffer, one of France's leading aestheticians, explores the writings of Kant, Schlegel, Novalis, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Heidegger to show that these diverse thinkers shared a common approach to art, which he calls the "speculative ...

Art of the Modern Age: Philosophy of Art from Kant to Heidegger 2009, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691144368

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Art of the Modern Age: Philosophy of Art from Kant to Heidegger 2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691016696

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