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

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Published
  • Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
xxi, 359 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0521844908
  • 9780521844901
  • 0521606691
  • 9780521606691
  • 9780511840876
  • 051184087X
Notes
  • 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.
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0632/2004024332-d.html
Genre
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
  • Bibliography
  • Essays.
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English
Related Internet Resources
  • "Guyer asserts that the idea of the freedom of the imagination as the key to both artistic creation and aesthetic experience has been a common thread throughout the modern history of aesthetics, although the freedom of the imagination has been understood and connected to other forms of freedom in many different ways."--Jacket.

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