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By Terry Eagleton

The Ideology of the Aesthetic provides a background and critique of the idea that of the classy all through sleek Western notion. As such, it is a severe survey of contemporary Western philosophy, focusing particularly at the complicated kin among aesthetics, ethics and politics. Eagleton offers an excellent and not easy creation to those issues, 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 dedicated, this can be Terry Eagleton's significant paintings to this point. It types either an unique enquiry and an exemplary introduction.

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