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Dialectics of contingency : Nietzsche's philosophy of art
(University of St Andrews, 1993-07) - Thesis
This thesis examines the function of art in Nietzsche's philosophy. Its primary concern is with Nietzsche's turn to art as the means to counter what he terms metaphysics. Metaphysics is a metonym for the system of beliefs ...
The structures and significance of mimesis in Adorno's "Aesthetic Theory"
(University of St Andrews, 1997-07) - Thesis
This thesis starts from the point of departure of asking why Aesthetic Theory is difficult to read. In answering this question it is argued that the difficulty of the work is a function of the unusual claims Adorno makes ...