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Schopenhauer and the aesthetic standpoint : philosophy as a practice of the sublime / Sophia Vasalou.

Vasalou, Sophia. (Author).
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Subject: Aesthetics.
Sublime, The.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781107250178
  • ISBN: 110725017X
  • ISBN: 9781139169240
  • ISBN: 1139169246
  • ISBN: 1299707491
  • ISBN: 9781299707498
  • ISBN: 9781107247680
  • ISBN: 1107247683
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 237 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Schopenhauer and the Aesthetic Standpoint; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Wonder: a starting point -- a category for investigation?; Chapter 1 A riddle and its answer; The inward turn of philosophy and the metaphysics of the will; Aesthetic contemplation; Chapter 2 Philosophy as: aesthetic; Confronting the fear of death: Schopenhauer's methods in conflict?; The aesthetic standpoint of philosophy; Inward, outward -- forward through rational argument? The "argument from analogy" revisited; Chapter 3 Philosophy as: sublime.
Sub specie aeternitatis: philosophy as a practice of the sublimeAn "intoxicating vision": the philosophical sublime in its context and phenomenology; Chapter 4 Reading Schopenhauer; Why read Schopenhauer? Philosophical approaches and appraisals; Argument and expression in Schopenhauer's philosophy; Re-examining Schopenhauer's pessimism; Chapter 5 From aesthetics to ethics; Engaging Schopenhauer ethically: a leap?; The cosmic viewpoint in context: flights of the soul in ancient philosophy; Greatness of soul: a standpoint and its ethical character; Chapter 6 An ethics of redescent?
Regaining the open sea: certainty, vulnerability, humilityGreatness of soul and the quest for the good; Works cited; Index.
Summary: This book offers a new way of approaching Schopenhauer by investigating the links between his philosophical practice and his aesthetics.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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