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Bloomsbury History of Modern Aesthetics

Discover how ideas about taste, beauty and art have changed through primary sources in the history of aesthetics

Delve into a fascinating and varied range of ideas about art, nature and taste with Bloomsbury History of Modern Aesthetics. Discover hard-to-find sources from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Read through newly-digitized primary texts alongside introductions and secondary literature. Study works by global thinkers including Samuel Alexander, Alexander Baumgarten, R. G. Collingwood, William Gilpin, Georg Friedrich Meier, Anna Jameson, Richard Payne Knight, Uvedale Price and Friedrich Schiller. With topics including aesthetics and religion, nature, and taste, there is a wealth of information ready to be explored.

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