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Mimesis Oder Asthetische Wahrheit - by Anne Eusterschulte (Hardcover)
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The author discusses theories from antiquity to the 18th century. By applying both a systematic and a historical approach, her examination unveils the preconditions in cultural and intellectual history as well as the validity conditions for an aesthetic concept of truth. She reconstructs the philosophico-theological appropriation and transformation of the concept of mimesis, and also examines the debate on the status of poetry, imagination, and fiction with a view to a specific aesthetic mode of truth and knowledge.