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The Egalitarian SublimeA Process Philosophy$
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James Williams

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781474439114

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439114.001.0001

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The Return to the Sublime

The Return to the Sublime

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(p.76) Chapter 4 The Return to the Sublime
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The Egalitarian Sublime
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James Williams

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439114.003.0004

This chapter studies the return to the sublime in recent philosophy and culture. It analyses and rejects the technological sublime defended by David Nye and the environmental sublime put forward by Emily Brady. There is a consideration of the link between the sublime and nostalgia, and an explanation of the link between the sublime and values.

Keywords:   David Nye, Emily Brady, Sublime values, Technological sublime, Environmental sublime, Nostalgic sublime

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