Values of beauty : historical essays in aesthetics / Paul Guyer (Florence R.C. Murray Professor in the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania).

Author
Published
  • New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
xxi, 359 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 9780521844901
  • 0521844908
  • 9780521606691
  • 0521606691
Notes
  • Papers previously published between 1986 and 2004, with three previously unpublished.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-352) and index.
Contents
  • The origins of modern aesthetics : 1711-1735 -- The standard of taste and the "most ardent desire of society" -- The harmony of the faculties revisited -- Beauty and utility in eighteenth-century aesthetics -- Free and adherent beauty : a modest proposal -- Kant on the purity of the ugly -- Beauty, freedom, and morality : Kant's lectures on anthropology and the development of his aesthetic theory -- The ethical value of the aesthetic : Kant, Alison, and Santayana -- The symbols of freedom in Kant's aesthetics -- Exemplary originality : genius, universality, and individuality -- Pleasure and knowledge in Schopenhauer's aesthetics -- From Jupiter's eagle to Warhol's boxes : the concept of art from Kant to Danto -- The value of a theory of beauty : Mary Mothersill's Beauty restored.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

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