Continental Aesthetics: Romanticism to Postmodernism: An Anthology
August 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Romanticism.
Part II: Modernism.
Part III: Postmodernism.
David Rasmussen is Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Philosophy and Social Criticism (1978–), the Philosophy and Social Criticism Book Series (1995–), and Cultural Hermeneutics (1973–7). He is the author of The Handbook of Critical Theory (Blackwell, 1996) and Reading Habermas (Blackwell, 1990).
- Provides a collection of classic and contemporary readings.
- Includes landmark texts that have sparked renewed interest in aesthetics.
- Offers contextualizing introductions to each of the three sections: Romanticism, Modernism, and Post-modernism.
"Collecting key selections from influential texts, this Anthology displays a wide range of important European theorists, past and present, and should prove very useful for courses in aesthetics and literary theory." Richard Shusterman, Temple University, author of Pragmatist Aesthetics