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David Hume (1711–1776)

Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers

Continuum, 2012

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...David Hume never wrote a book on aesthetics, yet the nature of aesthetic judgment was a subject that he addressed intermittently throughout his philosophical career. His writings on the subject are scattered throughout several books...

Die Natuerliche Geschichte der Religion.

David Hume

David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 3: Vier Abhandlungen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Hume’s Problem

Quentin Meillassoux

Quentin Meillassoux teaches Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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After Finitude : An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency

Bloomsbury, 2008

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...So long as we believe that there must be a reason why what is, is the way it is, we will continue to fuel superstition, which is to say, the belief that there is an ineffable reason underlying all things. Since we will never be able...

Taste in Its Eighteenth-Century Context

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cosmopolitan Aesthetics : Art in a Global World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Why Taste? We began this book with the conditions of art in the present, moving on to cosmopolitanism and its pertinence for contemporary times. We then journeyed back to the nineteenth century where the terms for the kind of contemporary...

Aesthetic Judgment from a Cosmopolitan Perspective

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cosmopolitan Aesthetics : Art in a Global World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The Universality of Judgments of Taste The eighteenth century was polarized around the question of whether there is any measure of objectivity to judgments of taste: whether a standard of taste exists or rather one should resign oneself...

Von den Leidenschaften.

David Hume

David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 3: Vier Abhandlungen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Von dem Trauerspiel.

David Hume

David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 3: Vier Abhandlungen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Von der Grundregel des Geschmacks.

David Hume

David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

Friedric Gabriel Resewitz

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The Reception of British Aesthetics in Germany: Seven Significant Translations, 1745-1776 : Volume 3: Vier Abhandlungen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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Idolatry and Iconoclasm

Douglas Hedley

Douglas Hedley is Reader in Hermeneutics and Metaphysics and Fellow of Clare College, University of Cambridge, UK. A past President of the European Society for the Philosophy of Religion, he is the author of Coleridge, Philosophy and Religion (2000), Sacrifice Imagined (2011) and Living Forms of the Imagination (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Iconic Imagination

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...‘The true Neoplatonist is at once an idoloclast and an iconodule’.A. H. Armstrong, Downside Review 95 (1977), 176–89 [reprinted in Plotinian and Christian Studies, XXIV].A. H. Armstrong, Downside Review 95 (1977), 176–89 [reprinted...

Taste and Aesthetic Judgement

Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz is Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics : Key Concepts in Philosophy

Continuum, 2008

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...Two Key Questions About Taste The eighteenth century was polarized around two questions about taste. First, whether there is any measure of objectivity to its judgements, whether a standard of taste exists or rather: De gustibus non...