Pennsylvania State University Press (1992)

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Aesthetic alienation may be described as the paradoxical relationship whereby art and truth have come to be divorced from one another while nonetheless remaining entwined. J. M. Bernstein not only finds the separation of art and truth problematic, but also contends that we continue to experience art as sensuous and particular, thus complicating and challenging the cultural self-understanding of modernity. Bernstein focuses on the work of four key philosophers—Kant, Heidegger, Derrida, and Adorno—and provides powerful new interpretations of their views. Bernstein shows how each of the three post-Kantian aesthetics to construct a philosophical language that can criticize and displace the categorical assumption of modernity. He also examines in detail their responses to questions concerning the relations among art, philosophy, and politics in modern societies
Keywords Kant, Immanuel   Heidegger, Martin   Derrida, Jacques   Adorno, Theodor W   Art   Aesthetics, German   Aesthetics, European
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ISBN(s) 0745604064   0271008393   9780271008387   0745612415   0271008385
DOI 10.2307/431907
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