Kant on Sublimity and Morality

Author(s): Joshua W Rayman

Language: English

Genre(s): Philosophy

Series: Political Philosophy Now

  • July 2012 · 256pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708321256
  • · eBook - epub - 9781783165254
  • · eBook - mobi - 9781783165261
  • · eBook - pdf - 9780708325070

About The Book

Kant on Sublimity and Morality provides an argument to the essential moral significance of the Kantian sublime and situates this argument within the history of the relationship between sublimity and morality.


Part I: Genealogy of the Kantian Sublime Chapter One: Longinus and the Origins of the Sublimity-Morality Connexion Chapter Two: Sublimity and Morality in Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics Chapter Three: Kant’s German Precursors Part II: Kant on Sublimity and Morality Chapter Four: The Moral Functions of Sublimity in the Kantian System Chapter Five: Replies to Objections to Sublimity’s Moral Functions Part III: Sublimity and Morality in German Idealism and Recent Continental Philosophy Chapter Six: Post-Kantian Continental Work on Sublimity and Morality Section I: Sublimity and Morality in German Idealism Section II: Sublimity and Morality in Contemporary Continental Philosophy

About the Author(s)

Joshua W Rayman

Dr Joshua Rayman is currently Assistant Professor at New York City College of Technology, City University, New York.

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