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Art, myth and society in Hegel's aesthetics / David James.

By: James, David, 1966-.
Material type: TextText Language of document:EnglishSeries: Series: Continuum studies in philosophy.Publisher: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009Edition: Description: Description: xii, 148 p.; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780826425607 (HB); 0826425607 (HB).Other title: Uniform titles: Subject(s): Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831 | Aesthetics | Religion -- Philosophy | History -- Philosophy | Kunstlerische FormDDC classification: 700.1
Contents:
The symbolic form of art -- Kant's theory of the mathematical sublime and the boundlessness of the symbolic form of art -- The classical sublimity of Judaism -- The classical form of art -- The original epic -- The ideal -- The transition to the revealed religion and the romantic form of art -- The revealed religion -- Representational thought and the romantic form of art -- Traces of left-hegelianism in Hegel's lectures on aesthetics -- The end of mythology -- The significance of Kierkegaard's interpretation of Don Giovanni in relation to Hegel's theory of the end of art -- The end of art -- The opera as a modern art form -- Hegel and Lukacs's on the possibility of a modern epic -- The problem of a modern epic -- The modern epic and history -- Civil society as the background to the modern epic -- Myth and society : a common theme in the thought of Hegel and Sorel -- Sorel's myth of the general strike -- Myth and modern ethical life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-145) and index.

The symbolic form of art -- Kant's theory of the mathematical sublime and the boundlessness of the symbolic form of art -- The classical sublimity of Judaism -- The classical form of art -- The original epic -- The ideal -- The transition to the revealed religion and the romantic form of art -- The revealed religion -- Representational thought and the romantic form of art -- Traces of left-hegelianism in Hegel's lectures on aesthetics -- The end of mythology -- The significance of Kierkegaard's interpretation of Don Giovanni in relation to Hegel's theory of the end of art -- The end of art -- The opera as a modern art form -- Hegel and Lukacs's on the possibility of a modern epic -- The problem of a modern epic -- The modern epic and history -- Civil society as the background to the modern epic -- Myth and society : a common theme in the thought of Hegel and Sorel -- Sorel's myth of the general strike -- Myth and modern ethical life.

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