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Aesthetics : Lectures in Fine Arts, Volume I - G. W. F. Hegel


Lectures in Fine Arts, Volume I


Published: 9th June 1988
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This is the second of two volumes of the only English edition of Hegel's Aesthetics, the work in which he gives full expression to his seminal theory of art. The substantial Introduction is his best exposition of his general philosophy of art. In Part I he considers the general nature of artas a spiritual experience, distinguishes the beauty of art and the beauty of nature, and examines artistic genius and originality. Part II surveys the history of art from the ancient world through to the end of the eighteenth century, probing the meaning and significance of major works. Part III(in the second volume) deals individually with architecture, sculpture, painting, music, and literature; a rich array of examples makes vivid his exposition of his theory.

The System of the Individual Arts
The Romantic Arts
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ISBN: 9780198244981
ISBN-10: 0198244983
Series: Hegel's Aesthetics : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 634
Published: 9th June 1988
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.5  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 0.88