A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful - Part IV, Sections I - VII Summary & Analysis

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Section I: While Burke will now attempt to uncover the causes behind the sublime and the beautiful, he does not pretend to be able to arrive at the very fundamental and first cause. Man can only unravel nature and science to a certain degree, and after that he is

Section II: The cause Burke is seeking is not to be found in association, as there is a genuine and natural cause, and not merely an association as created by the fallible human mind.

Section III: Pain and terror result in similar symptoms of the body - teeth set, forehead wrinkled, voice capable only of shrieks and groans. The only difference between pain and terror is that pain affects the mind via the body, and terror affects the body via the mind. The end result is...

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