Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: critique of judgment x
  • University Presses: Fordham University Press x
  • Fordham University Press x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Enlightening Thought: Kant and the Imagination

John Kaag

in Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the history of Western philosophy, Immanuel Kant is one of the first modern thinkers to take the imagination seriously. This chapter outlines Kant's development of the concept in the Critique of ... More


The Critique of Technology and the Poetics of “Life”

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

One of the principal aims of Martin Heidegger's poetics is to counter the technological attitude toward an objectified nature or earth by offering the poetic as an alternative ... More


Sehnsucht, Music, and the Sublime

Kiene Brillenburg Wurth

in Musically Sublime: Indeterminacy, Infinity, Irresolvability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230631
eISBN:
9780823235452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230631.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues that Sehnsucht, instrumental music, and the sublime can be seen as intersecting concepts that partake of a poetics and an aesthetics of indeterminacy in ... More


Musically Sublime: Indeterminacy, Infinity, Irresolvability

Kiene Brillenburg Wurth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230631
eISBN:
9780823235452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230631.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

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. ... More


Degradation of the Sublime: “A Hunger Artist”

Jeff Fort

in The Imperative to Write: Destitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254699
eISBN:
9780823260836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a discussion of Kafka’s 1922 story “A Hunger Artist” and argues that this late story engages in a retrospective critique of the author’s previous strivings for sublimity and ... More


Introduction

Kiene Brillenburg Wurth

in Musically Sublime: Indeterminacy, Infinity, Irresolvability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230631
eISBN:
9780823235452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230631.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main argument that, in contemporary debates on instrumental music and the sublime, the undecidability ascribed to the former ... More


View: