Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2019

176 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474439114

Bookseller Code (06)

The Egalitarian Sublime

A Process Philosophy

First Edition

James Williams

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Maps the history of the sublime to reveal its dark heart and creates a new, anarchic approach
  • Reassesses historical theories of the sublime from philosophers including Burke, Kant, Nietzsche and Schopenhauer
  • Critiques the recent return to the sublime in Adorno, Lyotard, Brady, Nye, Zepke, Spuybroek and Lloyd
  • Explanation of some of the most influential philosophies of the sublime as unequal and unjust
  • Takes a process philosophy approach to map the sublime through its effects