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By Terry Eagleton

The Ideology of the Aesthetic offers a heritage and critique of the concept that of the cultured all through smooth Western notion. As such, it is a serious survey of contemporary Western philosophy, focusing specifically at the complicated kin among aesthetics, ethics and politics. Eagleton offers a super and tough creation to those matters, as characterised within the paintings of Kant, Schiller, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, Lukacs, Adorno, Habermas, and others.

Wide in span, in addition to morally and politically devoted, this is often Terry Eagleton's significant paintings up to now. It kinds either an unique enquiry and an exemplary introduction.

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