The Resource Consequences of Enlightenment, Anthony J. Cascardi, (electronic resource/)

Consequences of Enlightenment, Anthony J. Cascardi, (electronic resource/)

Label
Consequences of Enlightenment
Title
Consequences of Enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
Anthony J. Cascardi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • What is the relationship between contemporary intellectual culture and the European Enlightenment it claims to reject? In Consequences of Enlightenment, Anthony J. Cascardi revisits the arguments advanced in Horkheimer and Adornos seminal work Dialectic of Enlightenment. Cascardi argues against the view that postmodern culture has rejected Enlightenment beliefs and explores instead the continuities contemporary theory shares with Kants theory of judgment. The positive consequences of Kants failed ambition to bring the project of Enlightenment to completion, he argues, are evident in the aesthetic basis on which subjectivity has survived in the contemporary world
  • Cascardi explores the link between aesthetics and politics in thinkers as diverse as Habermas, Derrida, Arendt, Nietzsche, Hegel, and Wittgenstein in order to reverse the tendency to see works of art simply in terms of the worldly practices among which they are situated. Works of art, he argues, are themselves capable of disclosing truth. The book explores the post-Enlightenment implications of Kants claim that feeling, and not only cognition, may provide a ground for knowledge
Member of
Dewey number
190
Index
index present
LC call number
BH301.P64
LC item number
C37 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literature, culture, theory
Series volume
30
Label
Consequences of Enlightenment, Anthony J. Cascardi, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=55235
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The role of aesthetics in the radicalization of democracy
  • 6.
  • Infinite reflection and the shape of praxis
  • 7.
  • Feeling and/as force
  • 1.
  • The consequences of Enlightenment
  • 2.
  • Aesthetics as critique
  • 3.
  • The difficulty of art
  • 4.
  • Communication and transformation: aesthetics and politics in Habermas and Arendt
Control code
ocm47010544
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EBL144629
Label
Consequences of Enlightenment, Anthony J. Cascardi, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=55235
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The role of aesthetics in the radicalization of democracy
  • 6.
  • Infinite reflection and the shape of praxis
  • 7.
  • Feeling and/as force
  • 1.
  • The consequences of Enlightenment
  • 2.
  • Aesthetics as critique
  • 3.
  • The difficulty of art
  • 4.
  • Communication and transformation: aesthetics and politics in Habermas and Arendt
Control code
ocm47010544
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
EBL144629

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