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

  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
xxi, 359 p. ; 24 cm.
  • 0521844908 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780521844901 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0521606691 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780521606691 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-352) and index.
  • 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.
  • Bibliography
  • English

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