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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 1: Die Sitten-Lehrer Oder Erzehlung Philosophischer Gespräche, Welche die Natur und die Tugend Betreffen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Die Sitten-Lehrer

The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 1: Die Sitten-Lehrer Oder Erzehlung Philosophischer Gespräche, Welche die Natur und die Tugend Betreffen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Introduction

Francis Hutcheson

Francis Hutcheson was a philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment. He is remembered for his book A System of Moral Philosophy Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Johann Heinrich Merck

Johann Heinrich Merck

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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 Volume 4 : Untersuchung unsrer Begriffe von Schönheit und Tugend in zwo Abhandlungen

Thoemmes, 2001

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Der dritte Theil

The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 1: Die Sitten-Lehrer Oder Erzehlung Philosophischer Gespräche, Welche die Natur und die Tugend Betreffen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Introduction

Karl Axelsson

Karl Axelsson is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is also the author of The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions (2007) and the Swedish translator and editor of the Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Aesthetics : Addison and Shaftesbury on Taste, Morals and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Rethinking a provenance The eighteenth century is the Grand Siècle in the history of Western aesthetics, and British theories of taste are generally claimed to hold the centre stage as the ancestors of modern aesthetic theory. At the heart...
...Shaftesbury, third Earl of (Anthony Ashley Cooper) Anthony Ashley Cooper, third Earl of Shaftesbury, was born at Exeter House in London on 26 February 1671. He died in Naples on 15 February 1713. His father, the second Earl, appears to have...

Der erste Theil.

The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 1: Die Sitten-Lehrer Oder Erzehlung Philosophischer Gespräche, Welche die Natur und die Tugend Betreffen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Der zwente Theil

The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 1: Die Sitten-Lehrer Oder Erzehlung Philosophischer Gespräche, Welche die Natur und die Tugend Betreffen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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A disinterested (aesthetic) perception

Karl Axelsson

Karl Axelsson is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is also the author of The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions (2007) and the Swedish translator and editor of the Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Aesthetics : Addison and Shaftesbury on Taste, Morals and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A reappearing theme in the exegesis of Shaftesbury’s moral ideas, and of his impact on the German Bildung tradition in the eighteenth century, deals with whether he was a traditionalist or an advocate of the modern.See Gill, The British...

Taste for society

Karl Axelsson

Karl Axelsson is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is also the author of The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions (2007) and the Swedish translator and editor of the Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Aesthetics : Addison and Shaftesbury on Taste, Morals and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Although Shaftesbury, as we have seen throughout this book, firmly believes that it is ‘We our-selves that make our Taste’, and that if ‘we resolve to have it just’ it will also be in ‘our power’ (Miscellaneous 224 [186]), he never...