The German Aesthetic Tradition

  title={The German Aesthetic Tradition},
  author={K Hammermeister},
This is the only available systematic critical overview of German aesthetics from 1750 to the present. The book begins with the work of Baumgarten and covers all the major writers on German aesthetics that follow, including Kant, Schiller, Schelling, Hegel, and Nietzsche up to Heidegger, Gadamer, and Adorno. The book offers a clear and nontechnical exposition of ideas, placing these in a wider philosophical context where necessary. Such is the importance of German aesthetics that the market for… CONTINUE READING
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