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On the Aesthetic Education of Man, in a Series of Letters

J. Friedrich Schiller

On the Aesthetic Education of Man, in a Series of Letters

by J. Friedrich Schiller

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsElizabeth M. Wilkerson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages570
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Open LibraryOL7396976M
ISBN 100198153597
ISBN 109780198153597

A pivotal work by Schiller was On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters (Über die ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen in einer Reihe von Briefen), first published , which was inspired by the great disenchantment Schiller felt about the French Revolution, its degeneration into violence and the failure of successive Notable works: The Robbers, Don Carlos, .   Read On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters (English and German Edition).

  On the Aesthetic Education of Man by Friedrich Schiller, Expressed as a series of letters to a patron, it argues that only an aesthetic education - rather than government reform, religion or moral teachings - can achieve a truly free society, and must be placed at the heart of human experience. 4/5(K). On the Aesthetic Education of Man, in a Series of Letters [by] Friedrich Schiller Friedrich Schiller — Aesthetics Edited and Translated [from the German] with an Introduction, Commentary and Glossary of Terms by Elizabeth M. Wilkinson and L.A. Willoughby.

The poet and dramatist Friedrich Schiller was also a profound philosopher, who described his work On the Aesthetic Education of Man as 'the best thing that I have done in my life'. This impassioned treatise analyses politics, revolution and human nature to define the relationship between beauty, art and morality.   Schiller published On the Aesthetic Education of Man in , shortly before On Naïve and Sentimental Poetry. Both first appeared in installments in Schiller’s short-lived magazine Die Horen (“The Graces”). The book—an extended essay, really—is in the form of a series of letters addressed to Schiller’s patron Friedrich Christian.


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On the Aesthetic Education of Man (Über die ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen) is a treatise by the German author Friedrich Schiller in the form of a collection of letters. It deals with Immanuel Kant's transcendental aesthetics and the events of the French Revolution.4/5.

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On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters (English and German Edition) by Schiller, J. von; Wilkinson, E. [Editor]; Willoughby, L. [Editor]; and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters by Friedrich Schiller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   An essay on aesthetics first published in“On the Aesthetic Education of Man” takes the form of a series of letters discussing the importance of art upon society.

Schiller begins this work by discussing his disenchantment with how the French Revolution descended into violence and failed to bring about the ideals that it intended to.4/4(1). Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Ouvrages avant Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schiller, Friedrich, On the aesthetic education of man.

Resulting from Schiller's deep disillusionment with the course of the French Revolution and expressed as a series of letters to a patron, On the Aesthetic Education of Man is an impassioned attempt to drag mankind upwards from failure to greatness through placing ideas of aesthetic education at the heart of the human experience: 'Our era has.

Get this from a library. On the aesthetic education of man in a series of letters. [Friedrich Schiller]. Buy On the Aesthetic Education of Man: In a Series of Letters by Schiller, Friedrich, Wilkinson, E. M., Willoughby, L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free /5(19). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters by Friedrich Von Schiller at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Price: $ Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Let (X) by Schiller, J. Vo.4/5(). Inspired by Schiller's disenchantment with the violent fallout of the French Revolution, these Letters seeks to articulate how aesthetic education is only way in which true political freedom can be achieved--whereby a human can be both fully man and fully citizen.

Letter by letter summary of argument: Sets forth a summary. It will be about. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

On the aesthetic education of man, in a series of letters by Friedrich Schiller; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Aesthetics, Early works toModern Aesthetics; Times: Early works to18th century. The Letters on Aesthetic Education offer an interpretation of the development of the individual and the parallel development of Western civilization.

These interpretations focus on the conditions that allow for mental health in a human individual and society, and especially demonstrate (as the title indicates) the crucial role of artistic /5(21).

Friedrich Schiller, On the Aesthetic Education of Man In a Series of Letters, English and German Facing, ed. and trans. with intro., commentary and glossary by Elizabeth M. Wilkinson and L. Willoughby [] (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), ISBN In the letters on "Esthetic Education," which are here printed, he gives the philosophic basis for his doctrine of art, and indicates clearly and persuasively his view of the place of beauty in human life.

Part I. Letter I. By your permission I lay before you, in a series of letters, the results of my researches upon beauty and art. A classic of 18th-century thought, Schiller’s treatise on the role of art in society ranks among German philosophy’s most profound works.

An important contribution to the history of ideas, it employs a political analysis of contemporary society—and of the French Revolution, in particular—to define the relationship between beauty and art.5/5(1).

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Expressed as a series of letters to a patron, it argues that only an aesthetic education - rather than government reform, religion or moral teachings - can achieve a truly free society, and must be placed at the heart of human experience. Letters upon the Aesthetic Education of Man.

Letter I. J. C. Friedrich von Schiller. Literary and Philosophical Essays. The Harvard Classics.On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a Series of Letters (Paperback) Published April 7th by Oxford University Press, USA Paperback, pages.About On the Aesthetic Education of Man. German poet and philosopher Friedrich Schiller’s famous text on art, politics, and society “The artist is certainly the child of his age, but all the worse for him if he is at the same time its pupil, even worse its minion.” One of the most profound works of German philosophy, Friedrich Schiller’s On the Aesthetic Education of Man examines.