Chapter 8. Tranquility I: Sublimity, Genius, and Aesthetic Experience

  1. Robert Wicks

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696668.ch8

Schopenhauer

Schopenhauer

How to Cite

Wicks, R. (2008) Tranquility I: Sublimity, Genius, and Aesthetic Experience, in Schopenhauer, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696668.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134798

Online ISBN: 9780470696668

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Keywords:

  • sublimity;
  • desire-filled individuals;
  • spatio-temporal objects;
  • artistic representation;
  • distressing situation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • I platonic ideas and aesthetic experience

  • II artistic genius and the communication theory of art

  • III the hierarchy of the visual and verbal arts

  • IV tragedy and sublimity

  • V music and metaphysical experience

  • Notes

  • Further Reading