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By John Sallis

Transfigurements develops a framework for pondering paintings via cutting edge readings of a few of an important philosophical writing at the topic through Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. Sallis exposes new layers of their texts and theories whereas additionally marking their limits. by means of doing so, his goal is to teach that philosophy must attend to artwork without delay. for that reason, Sallis additionally addresses quite a lot of artworks, together with work through Raphael, Monet, and Klee; Shakespeare’s comedies; and the tune 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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