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The Philosophy of Art (Library of Essential Reading)
by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Karl Ludwig Michelet, William Hastie , Heinrich Hotho , Christa Acampora
We have reached the end of art, states Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel in The Philosophy of Art. Hegel charts the progression of art in order to show how it reached its full and final development. But that does not mean that art is dead to us-far from it. Hegel argues for the significance of the philosophy of art, which for him ranks higher than the study of nature in terms ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published September 21st 2006 by Barnes & Noble
(first published 2006)
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German philosopher and one of the founding figures of German Idealism. Influenced by Kant's transcendental idealism and Rousseau's politics, Hegel formulated an elaborate system of historical development of ethics, government, and religion through the dialectical unfolding of the Absolute. Hegel was one of the most well-known historicist philosopher, and his thought presaged continental philosophy ...moreMore about Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel...