Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" ... volcanoes in all their violence of destruction, hurricanes leaving desolation in their track, the boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment... "
The Simplest of Signs: Victor Hugo and the Language of Images in France ... - Page 68
by Timothy Bell Raser - 2004 - 217 pages
Limited preview - About this book

Is Nothing Sacred?

Ben Mark Rogers - Philosophy - 2004 - 148 pages
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in comparison with their might.13 Kant has an unconvincing psychological account of why we value the sublime. He continues:...
Limited preview - About this book

Reason and Its Others: Italy, Spain, and the New World

David R. Castillo, Massimo Lollini - History - 2006 - 358 pages
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in comparison with their might," [Critique of Judgment 1 10].) Still, whatever is specifically "discursive" about the eighteenth century...
Limited preview - About this book

Crowds

Jeffrey Thompson Schnapp, Matthew Tiews - History - 2006 - 439 pages
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in comparison with their might." Yet the plunge is productive because it is controlled: "provided our own position is secure, their...
Limited preview - About this book

Abstract Machines: Samuel Beckett and Philosophy After Deleuze and Guattari

Garin Dowd - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 319 pages
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in...fearfulness; and we readily call these objects sublime, because they raise the forces of the soul above the height of vulgar commonplace, and discover within...
Limited preview - About this book

The Cambridge Companion to Lucretius

Stuart Gillespie, Philip Hardie - History - 2007
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in comparison with their might. (C/ 28; Ak. 261) Other examples include the limitless 'cosmos', Egypt (invoked for its pyramids,...
Limited preview - About this book

Radical Virtues: Moral Wisdom and the Ethics of Contemporary Life

Richard John White - Philosophy - 2008 - 201 pages
...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in comparison with their might. But then he adds: Provided our position is secure, their aspect is all the more attractive for its fearfulness;...
Limited preview - About this book

German Aesthetic

...boundless ocean rising with rebellious force, the high waterfall of some mighty river, and the like, make our power of resistance of trifling moment in...fearfulness; and we readily call these objects sublime, because they raise the forces of the soul above the height of vulgar commonplace, and discover within...
Limited preview - About this book

Strangers, Gods, and Monsters: Interpreting Otherness

Richard Kearney - Philosophy - 2003 - 294 pages
...terrifying events, from volcanoes and vertiginous heights to hurricanes and violence, Kant argues that: Provided our own position is secure, their aspect...fearfulness; and we readily call these objects sublime, because they raise the forces of the soul above the height of vulgar commonplace, and discover within...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search