"A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"

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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 ...Continua
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Wrote 11/4/10
Basic concepts on Art and our way of reaching it and feeling it.
Burke explains how sensation, imagination, and judgment determine the experience of pleasure and pain, and how pleasure and pain are represented by the aesthetic concepts of beauty and sublimity. With this book I have learnt some ideas about the huma...Continua

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