Values of beauty : historical essays in aesthetics / Paul Guyer.

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  • Historical essays in aesthetics
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
xxi, 359 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780521606691 (paperback)
  • 0521606691
  • 9780521844901 (hardback)
  • 0521844908 (hardback)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
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  • text
Language
  • English

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Values of Beauty : Historical Essays in Aesthetics / Paul Guyer.

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Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
1 online resource (382 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
ISBN
  • 9780511840876 (ebook)
  • 9780521844901 (hardback)
  • 9780521606691 (paperback)
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  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 24 Feb 2016).
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