publication . Thesis . 2013

The Kantian theory of the sublime and humanist politics

Ayas, Tuğba;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Bilkent University
  • Country: Turkey
Abstract
Ankara : The Department of Art, Design and Architecture, İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University, 2013. Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Bilkent University, 2013. Includes bibliographical refences. The German philosopher Immanuel Kant’s rendition of cosmopolitanism and the sublime have been quite popular separately in various discussions on politics and aesthetics since the late 90s. In today’s political conjuncture the Kantian sublime is consulted in describing the social disasters that had broad repercussions in international public. This study argues that in this century, Kantian ideal of cosmopolitanism together with its close relevance to human rights stands in an unusual rel...
Subjects
free text keywords: Kant, Cosmopolitanism, Aesthetic experience, Sublime, Distant suffering, B2784 .A93 2013, Arts--Philosophy., Aesthetics., Cosmopolitanism.
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