Sublime (philosophy)

Sublime (philosophy)

In aesthetics, the sublime (from the Latin sublīmis) is the quality of greatness, whether physical, moral, intellectual, metaphysical, aesthetic, spiritual or artistic. The term especially refers to a greatness beyond all possibility of calculation, measurement or imitation.

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    It will be generally admitted that Beethoven’s Fifth is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.
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