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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    Sublime upon sublime scarcely presents a contrast, and we need a little rest from everything, even the beautiful.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)