A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas

Author(s): Edmund Burke
Original Publish Date: Dec 10, 2012
Product Number: EB00680065
Released: Jul 21, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781625583123
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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 influential work of aesthetic theory, but also one of the first major works in European literature on the Sublime, a subject that has fascinated thinkers from Kant and Coleridge to the philosophers and critics of today.

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