We Have Reached The End Of Art, States Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel In The Philosophy Of Art Hegel Charts The Progression Of Art In Order To Show How It Reached Its Full And Final Development But That Does Not Mean That Art Is Dead To Us Far From It Hegel Argues For The Significance Of The Philosophy Of Art, Which For Him Ranks Higher Than The Study Of Nature In Terms Of Aiding Our Understanding Of Reality Accompanying Hegel S Overview Of His Science Of Aesthetics Are A Laudatory Introduction By The Prominent Nineteenth Century Scholar And Translator W Hastie And An Extensive Elaboration Of Hegel S Ideas By His Student C L Michelet.Pt I Hegel S Introduction To The Philosophy Of Art As The Science Of Aesthetics Hegel S Introduction On The Nature, Methods And Division Of Aesthetics Definition Of Aesthetics, And Refutation Of Objections The Methods Of Scientific Treatment Division Of Beautiful Art As An Organic Whole Pt II Michelet S Philosophy Of Art As The Science Of Aesthetics Introduction Aesthetics In General Formative Art Architecture, Sculpture, Painting Musical Art Music As Art In Tone Poetic Art Poetry As Art In Speech. I took a course on this in my Junior year of university We read volume 1 cover to cover and roughly 1 3 1 2 of volume 2 Needless to say, it was an incredibly difficult and rough class However it was well worth it This text served as a nice introduction to Hegel We learned many of Hegel s basic and essential concepts, along with his method In the fall semester of Senior year I took another course on Hegel, except this time on PhG Ch IV and VI and some of SoL The latter texts were much eas I took a course on this in my Junior year of university We read volume 1 cover to cover and roughly 1 3 1 2 of volume 2 Needless to say, it was an incredibly difficult and rough class However it was well worth it This text served as a
I rate it low only because the book is advertised as Hegel but not even half the book is Hegel More than half is another philosopher I bought this book to read Hegel, not someone else one of his students apparently Will have to buy something else instead.But the section by Hegel is interesting, although he fails to anticipate innovations in art for instance, Hegel says music improves upon painting by introducing the concept of time, which is a limitation of painting but cubism specificall I rate it low only because the book is advertised as Hegel but not even half the book is Hegel More than half is another philosopher I bought this book to read
My dissertation is on Hegel s Lectures on Aesthetics It s very interesting, moving from concrete example to historical analysis to philosophical speculation seamlessly Hegel has been called the father of art history by Gombrich. I m not a huge fan of Hegel, at all, but I really do like his views on the history of art and aesthetics overall A very very difficult read though, as it is Hegel, have to read everything a couple of times before you can grasp his concepts. An argument beginning with the belief that Art is imitation of Nature and ending by stating that Art has reached its logical end Covers the Beautiful, the Ideal and the Divine Heady, but good.
- 128 pages
- The Philosophy of Art
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
- 08 December 2019 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel