Oxford University Press (1989)

Abstract
With this, the first volume in the Oxford Philosophical Monographs series, Paul Crowther breaks new ground by providing what is probably the first study in any language to be devoted exclusively to Kant's theory of the sublime. It fills a gap in an area of scholarship where Kant makes crucial links between morality and aesthetics and will be particularly useful for Continental philosophers, among whom the Kantian sublime is currently receiving widespread discussion in debates about the nature of postmodernism. Crowther's arguments center on the links which Kant makes between morality and aesthetics, and seek ultimately to modify Kant's approach in order to establish the sublime as a viable aesthetic concept with a broader cultural significance.
Keywords Sublime, The History
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 1991
Buy this book $15.83 used (75% off)   $50.00 new (21% off)   $63.00 from Amazon    Amazon page
Call number B2779.C76 1989
ISBN(s) 0198239319   0198248482   9780198239314
DOI 10.2307/431040
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,683
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
Chapters BETA
Kant's Critical Ethics and the Sublime

Outlines Kant's basic epistemological position and also that of his moral philosophy. Attention is then paid to the way in which the sublime functions—via the notion of respect—in this philosophy. It is seen that, for Kant, the moral law is that which is most worthy of respect, and which i... see more

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Icebreakers: Environmentalism and Natural Aesthetics.Stan Godlovitch - 1994 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 11 (1):15-30.
The Sublime.Melissa McBay Merritt - 2018 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
Murdoch and Kant.Melissa Merritt - forthcoming - In Mark Hopwood & Silvia Panizza (eds.), The Murdochian Mind. Abingdon: Routledge.
What Is the Monumental?Sandra Shapshay - 2021 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 79 (2):145-160.

View all 15 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
106 ( #104,898 of 2,462,460 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
10 ( #70,853 of 2,462,460 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes