Summer Reading Group Announcement!!!

29 Apr

Coming Soon!

A summer unit on the Philosophy of the Sublime, from Burke to Crockett.

Mondays at 8:00pm, at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha

Tentative Schedule:

  • 05/21 – Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful [excerpt]
  • 05/28 – Immanuel Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment [excerpt]
  • 06/04 – Meg Armstrong, “The Effects of Blackness: Gender, Race, and the Sublime in Aesthetic Theories of Burke and Kant”
  • 06/11 – ]ean-Francois Lyotard, “The Interest of the Sublime”
  • 06/18 – Slavoj Zizek, The Sublime Object of Ideology [excerpt]
  • 06/25 – Jean-Luc Marion, “The Saturated Phenomenon”
  • 07/02 – Richard Kearney, “Evil, Monstrosity and The Sublime”
  • 07/09 – Clayton Crockett, Interstices of the Sublime [excerpt]


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