Beauty and Truth: Study of Hegel's Aesthetics

Beauty and Truth: Study of Hegel's Aesthetics


By (author) Stephen Bungay

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  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 214mm x 18mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 March 1987
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0198155425
  • ISBN 13: 9780198155423
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: halftones

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This book, thought to be the first in English to attempt a full theoretical analysis of Hegel's philosophy of art, examines his central thesis, that both Beauty and Truth can be understood in terms of systematic coherence, and that art, as a purveyor of Truth, embodies and reflects the beliefs of the societies from which it comes.

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