Values of Beauty: Historical Essays in Aesthetics

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"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."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

The Origins of Modern Aesthetics 17111735
3
The Standard of Taste and the Most Ardent Desire of Society
37
MOSTLY KANT
75
The Harmony of the Faculties Revisited
77
Beauty and Utility in EighteenthCentury Aesthetics
110
Free and Adherent Beauty A Modest Proposal
129
Kant on the Purity of the Ugly
141
Beauty Freedom and Morality Kants Lectures on Anthropology and the Development of His Aesthetic Theory
163
The Symbols of Freedom in Kants Aesthetics
222
Exemplary Originality Genius Universality and Individuality
242
MOSTLY AFTER KANT
263
Pleasure and Knowledge in Schopenhauers Aesthetics
265
From Jupiters Eagle to Warhols Boxes The Concept of Art from Kant to Danto
289
The Value of a Theory of Beauty Mary Mothersills Beauty Restored
326
Bibliography of Works Cited
345
Index
353

The Ethical Value of the Aesthetic Kant Alison and Santayana
190

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