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. This is the only available edition of the work.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reissue. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0199537887
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0199537887
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110199537887