AuthorGuyer, Paul
TitleValues of beauty : historical essays in aesthetics / Paul Guyer
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
Descript xxi, 359 p. ; 23 cm


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, individuality, 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

Kant Immanuel 1724-1804 -- Aesthetics Aesthetics -- History

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