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By John Sallis

Transfigurements develops a framework for considering paintings via cutting edge readings of a few of crucial philosophical writing at the topic by way of Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. Sallis exposes new layers of their texts and theories whereas additionally marking their limits. via doing so, his objective is to teach that philosophy must attend to artwork without delay. hence, Sallis additionally addresses a variety of artistic endeavors, together with work by means of Raphael, Monet, and Klee; Shakespeare’s comedies; and the song of Beethoven, Schubert, Mahler, and Tan Dun. via those interpretations, he places forth a compelling new elaboration of the philosophy of art.

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