Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present: A Short History / Edition 1
  • Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present: A Short History / Edition 1
  • Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present: A Short History / Edition 1

Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present: A Short History / Edition 1

by Monroe C. Beardsley, Philip L. Beardsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817366237

ISBN-13: 9780817366230

Pub. Date: 10/28/1975

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

“Beardsley’s book accomplishes to perfection what the writer intended.  It illuminates an area of history from a certain perspective as was never done before. . . . The distinguishing feature of his book is a n excitement over everything I aesthetics that has to do with symbols, meanings, language, and modes of interpretation.  And this

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“Beardsley’s book accomplishes to perfection what the writer intended.  It illuminates an area of history from a certain perspective as was never done before. . . . The distinguishing feature of his book is a n excitement over everything I aesthetics that has to do with symbols, meanings, language, and modes of interpretation.  And this excitement has brought to light facets of the history f the subject never noticed before, or at least, not so clearly.” —The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817366230
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
10/28/1975
Series:
Studies in the Humanities: No. 13
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,409,406
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface,
General Bibliography,
I. First Thoughts,
II. Plato,
III. Aristotle,
IV. The Later Classical Philosophers,
V. The Middle Ages,
VI. The Renaissance,
VII. The Enlightenment: Cartesian Rationalism,
VIII. The Enlightenment: Empiricism,
IX. German Idealism,
X. Romanticism,
XI. The Artist and Society,
XII. Contemporary Developments,
Index,

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