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The Kantian Sublime

From Morality to Art (Oxford Philosophical Monographs)

by Paul Crowther

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ISBN 100198239319
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"Robert Clewis's book The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom is a rich and thoughtful examination of Kant's concept of the sublime, of the interface between Kant's aesthetics and his practical philosophy, and of Kant's attitude toward moral enthusiasm, which he effectively argues ".Cited by: The Kantian Sublime offers much more than the title would lead one to er makes a substantial contribution to the ongoing debate about a proper interpretation of Kant's theory of beauty as background for his discussion ofconcise, and generally well important book on a neglected by: The Kantian Sublime offers much more than the title would lead one to er makes a substantial contribution to the ongoing debate about a proper interpretation of Kant's theory of beauty as background for his discussion ofconcise, and generally well important book on a neglected topic.5/5(1).

'Robert R. Clewis’s book The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom is a rich and thoughtful examination of Kant’s concept of the sublime, of the interface between Kant’s aesthetics and his practical philosophy, and of Kant’s attitude toward moral enthusiasm, which he effectively argues ' Paul Guyer Source: TPR Critique.

"Robert Clewis's book The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom is a rich and thoughtful examination of Kant's concept of the sublime, of the interface between Kant's aesthetics and his practical philosophy, and of Kant's attitude toward moral enthusiasm, which he effectively argues "Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.

'While there has been a steady accumulation of critical responses to Woodman’s work since the s, Claire Raymond’s Francesca Woodman and the Kantian Sublime is the first book length work which attends to the complexity of Woodman’s project with the nuance and careful attention that the photographs deserve [this] is a book that should be valued for opening up.

The experience of the sublime thus presupposes these ideas; it reveals that the judging subject has practical freedom and a moral vocation, a calling to be moral. On the other hand, Kant also clearly wishes to preserve the distinctness of and difference between aesthetic and moral judging.

Into the Abyss: Kant and the Sublime Michael O'Reilly The concept of the sublime is intertwined with our opinions of God, our concept of eternity and the way in which we see ourselves in relation to nature.

For Kant, Humility, reverence, guilt, respect, awe and fear are all elements of the sublime alive within us. Abstract. Kant's theory of the sublime has become one of the most keenly studied elements in both his own aesthetics and aesthetic theory in general.

This book offers a sustained analysis of Kant's theory of the sublime as found throughout his critical philosophy but, of course, gives closest and most sustained attention to the Critique.

The Kantian Sublime is an important book on a neglected topic. It merits serious attention by Kant scholars and aestheticians alike. It is, for the most part, a well-organized and clearly written book, which is no mean feat for a book on Kant's doctrine of the sublime.'/5(9). The Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft) (; second edition ) is a book by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, in which the author seeks to determine the limits and scope of referred to as Kant's "First Critique", it was followed by the Critique of Practical Reason () and the Critique of Judgment ().

In the preface to the first edition, Kant Author: Immanuel Kant. The sublime is at the heart of Kant’s aesthetic philosophy. Kant defines sublime as that is beyond all comparison (that is absolutely) great, either mathematically in terms of limitless magnitude, or dynamically in terms of limitless power.

This is the standard meaning, derived from Kant. Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgement () Kant claims there are four kinds of Judgments: the Agreeable, the Good, the Beautiful and the Sublime. Kant claims that the first is subjective, the second universal and the other two lie between as subjective universals.

Clewis's book The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom presents a new challenge for those who criticize Kant's moral theory for its "rigor" and its insufficient recognition of the relevance of sensibility and emotions in human moral life.

Apprehending sublime objects puts us in touch with these ideas of reason, so that sublimity resides not in sublime objects but in reason itself. In a second part of the book, Kant wrestles with the concept of teleology, the idea that something has an end, or purpose.

Kant’s definition of the mathematically sublime reminds us again of what we may call ‘Weiskel’s Law of the Conservation of Awe’. For down to the last detail, Kant’s description of the mathematically sublime parallels the Judeo-Christian account of God’s magnitude. “We call sublime ” Kant writes.

Kant's aesthetic of the sublime is currently being widely discussed by European philosophers in their debates about the nature of post-modernism. This is 4/5(2). In this book Robert R. Clewis shows how certain crucial concepts in Kant's aesthetics and practical philosophy - the sublime, enthusiasm, freedom, empirical and intellectual interests, the idea of a republic - fit together and deepen our understanding of Kant's philosophy.

With this, the first volume in the Oxford Philosophical Monographs series, Paul Crowther breaks new ground by providing what is probably the first study in any language to be devoted exclusively to Kant's theory of the sublime.

Kant discusses the subjective nature of aesthetic qualities and experiences in Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime ().

Kant's contribution to aesthetic theory is developed in the Critique of Judgment () where he investigates the possibility and logical status of "judgments of taste.".Era: Age of Enlightenment. The best books on Immanuel Kant recommended by Adrian Moore.

Immanuel Kant was born in Königsberg, lived in Königsberg, and never travelled very far from Königsberg—but his mind ranged across vast territories, says Oxford philosophy professor, Adrian selects five key texts for coming to grips with the work of "the greatest philosopher of all time.".

Get this from a library. The Kantian sublime and the revelation of freedom. [Robert R Clewis] -- In this book, Robert R. Clewis shows how certain crucial concepts in Kant's aesthetics and practical philosophy - the sublime, enthusiasm, freedom.

Although almost two decades separate these two books, and Lyotard’s Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime continued a discussion on Kantian aesthetics that would culminate in a protracted encounter with the sublime in the avant-garde which played out in his late works. Synopsis.

In recent years Kant's aesthetic theory has been the subject of a widespread revival of interest amongst English-speaking philosophers. This revival, however, has not so far encompassed Kant's aesthetic of the sublime. This neglect is unfortunate because, amongst Continental philosophers,the Kantian sublime is currently receiving widespread.

Kant wrote his Observations and, more than two decades later, his “Analytic of the Sublime” in the midst of these debates. He attempted to sort through the confusions that characterized the Euro-masculine relation to Others, both as a philosopher and as one of the founders of the new field of : Bonnie Mann.

In this book Robert R. Clewis shows how certain crucial concepts in Kant's aesthetics and practical philosophy - the sublime, enthusiasm, freedom, empirical and intellectual interests, the idea of a republic - fit together and deepen our understanding of Kant's : Cambridge University Press.

The Kantian Sublime: Why Care. Published in ‘Why Theory,’ Cal Arts Exhibition Catalogue, The Kantian sublime exists as topic, ghost, or foil in many current critical texts about art.

Immanuel Kant lays the foundation for a mode of thought that yields two centuries of critique. This book rewrites musically the history and philosophy of the sublime.

Music enables us to reconsider the traditional course of sublime feeling on a track from pain to pleasure. Resisting the notion that there is a single format for sublime feeling, the book shows how, from the midth century onward, sublime feeling is, instead, constantly rearticulated in a complex interaction Author: Kiene Brillenburg Wurth.

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Get this from a library. The Kantian sublime and the revelation of freedom. [Robert R Clewis] -- In this book Robert R. Clewis shows how certain crucial concepts in Kant's aesthetics and practical philosophy - the sublime, enthusiasm, freedom.

Get this from a library. The Kantian sublime: from morality to art. [Paul Crowther] -- With this, the first volume in the Oxford philosophical monographs series, Paul Crowther breaks new ground by providing what is probably the first study in any language to be devoted exclusively to.

In "Lovecraft and the Semiotic Kantian Sublime" (), Bradley A. Will argues that the force of cosmic horror is based upon Lovecraft's presentation of the unknowable rather than merely the unknown in his fiction.

Get this from a library. The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom. [Robert R Clewis] -- Shows how certain crucial concepts in Kant's aesthetics and practical philosophy fit together and deepen our understanding of his thought.

The Kantian sublime: from morality to art. [Paul Crowther] A monograph devoted exclusively to Kant's theory of the sublime, a subject currently witnessing a revival amongst European philosphers in relation to debates about the nature of postmodernism. 'Crowther's book is most welcome, not just as a pedagogical aid but in its own right.

By Robert Clewis My book The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom (Cambridge University Press, ) shows how crucial concepts in Kant’s aesthetics and practical philosophy fit together: aesthetic judgments of sublimity, empirical and intellectual interests, disinterestedness, the moral feeling of respect, political and moral freedom, the idea.

In the third Critique, Kant collapses his deduction of the universal validity of judgements of sublimity into his exposition of such judgements, a decision called into question by commentators.I defend Kant on this score, explaining how the exposition of judgements of sublimity serves as their deduction.

Kant’s key move is his claim that natural objects are not, strictly speaking, : Thomas Moore. Schopenhauer singles out Kant's theory of the sublime for high praise, calling it ‘by far the most excellent thing in the Critique of Aesthetic Judgement’, yet, in his main discussion of the Author: Sandra Shapshay.

©Peter Sjöstedt-H. Further Kantian analysis is found in my book, Noumenautics. (“Kant’s Joke – Kant wanted to prove, in a way that would dumfound the common man, that the common man was right: that was the secret joke of his soul. He wrote against the scholars in support of popular prejudice, but for scholars and not for the people.”.