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By Terry Eagleton

The Ideology of the Aesthetic offers a historical past and critique of the idea that of the cultured all through sleek Western notion. As such, this can be a serious survey of contemporary Western philosophy, focusing particularly at the complicated relatives among aesthetics, ethics and politics. Eagleton presents an excellent and demanding creation to those matters, 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 dedicated, this can be Terry Eagleton's significant paintings thus far. It kinds either an unique enquiry and an exemplary introduction.

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