The Seventh Sense: Frances Hutcheson and Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics / Edition 2

The Seventh Sense: Frances Hutcheson and Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics / Edition 2

by Peter Kivy
     
 

ISBN-10: 019926001X

ISBN-13: 9780199260010

Pub. Date: 05/29/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Now reissued with substantial new material, The Seventh Sense is the definitive study of the aesthetic theory of the great eighteenth-century philosopher Frances Hutcheson, and its huge influence on British aesthetics. Peter Kivy's book is a seminal work on early modern aesthetics, and has been much in demand since going out of print some years ago; this new edition…  See more details below

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"Now reissued with substantial new material, The Seventh Sense is the definitive study of the aesthetic theory of the great eighteenth-century philosopher Frances Hutcheson, and its huge influence on British aesthetics. Peter Kivy's book is a seminal work on early modern aesthetics, and has been much in demand since going out of print some years ago; this new edition brings the book up to date with the addition of eight essays that Kivy has written on the subject since 1976."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199260010
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/29/2003
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IHutcheson's First "Inquiry"
IJust Before Hutcheson3
IIThe Sense of "Sense"24
IIIThe Sense of "Beauty"44
IVThe Sense of "Beautiful"63
VVarieties of Aesthetic Experience88
VIGod and Aesthetics111
Pt. IIHutcheson - and Shortly Thereafter
VIIRationalist Aesthetics in the Age of Hutcheson127
VIIIHutcheson and Hume143
IXCommon Sense and the Sense of Beauty158
XThe Rise of Association178
XIThe Triumph of Association192
XIIEnd of an Era207
App. A223
App. B230
Pt. IIIThe Logic of Taste
XIIIThe Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years239
XIVHutcheson's Idea of Beauty260
XVThe "Sense" of Beauty and the Sense of "Art"266
XVIHume's Neighbour's Wife283
XVIIHume's "Sentiments"301
XVIIIThe Logic of Taste: Reid and the Second Fifty Years311
XIXSeeing (and so forth) is Believing (among other things)335
Endnotes355
Publication History383
Bibliography384
Index391

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