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
     
 

Now reissued with substantial new material, The Seventh Sense is the definitive study of the aesthetic theory of the great eighteenth-century philosopher Francis 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

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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 Francis 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:
9780199260027
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/29/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. Part I: Hutcheson's First 'Inquiry' Just Before Hutcheson
II. The Sense of 'Sense'
III. The Sense of 'Beauty'
IV. The Sense of 'Beautiful'
V. Varieties of Aesthetic Experience
VI. God and Aesthetics
VII. Part II: Hutcheson - And Shortly Thereafter Rationalist Aesthetics in the Age of Hutcheson
VIII. Hutcheson and Hume
IX. Common Sense and the Sense of Beauty
X. The Rise of Association
XI. The Triumph of Association
XII. End of an Era
XIII. Part III: The Logic of Taste A Logic of Taste
XIV. Hutcheson's Idea of Beauty
XV. The 'Sense' of Beauty
XVI. Hume's Neighbour's Wife
XVII. Hume's 'Sentiments'
XVIII. The Logic of Taste
XIX. The Expression Theory of Art
XX. Seeing is Believing

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