Nicholas Guardiano's Aesthetic Transcendentalism in Emerson, Peirce, and PDF

By Nicholas Guardiano

ISBN-10: 1498524532

ISBN-13: 9781498524537

Aesthetic Transcendentalism is a philosophy endorsing the qualitative and artistic points of nature. Theoretically it argues for a metaphysical size of nature that's aesthetically actual, pluralistic, and prolific. It directs our cognizance to the wealthy complexity of quick event, the potential of learning new aesthetic positive aspects concerning the international, and the transformative power of paintings as an natural expression. This e-book offers the philosophy in its courting to its ancient roots within the philosophic and creative traditions of nineteenth-century North the United States. during this multidisciplinary research, Nicholas L. Guardiano brings jointly a philosophic and literary determine in Ralph Waldo Emerson, the scientifically minded thinker Charles S. Peirce, and the plastic arts within the type of American panorama portray. Guardiano evaluates this constellation of philosophers and artists in worldwide viewpoint because it pertains to different old theories of metaphysics and aesthetics, whereas at the same time appearing a cultural research that identifies a vital function of the yankee brain. Aesthetic Transcendentalism therefore possesses abiding importance for our very important interactions with nature, day-by-day reviews, and contemplations of significant works of art.

Aesthetic Transcendentalism in Emerson, Peirce, and Nineteenth-Century American panorama Painting could be of curiosity to students of yankee philosophy and American paintings heritage, particularly experts of Charles S. Peirce, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and the Hudson River college painters. it's going to additionally attract philosophers engaged on systematic metaphysical theories of nature.

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