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Chronology of Works in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Notes on Selection This chronology, as with this Companion as a whole, focuses on those works that contribute to the Western tradition of aesthetics, and, beginning in the twentieth century, in the analytic current of thought within...
...Thou, Jacques-Auguste de This French historian was born in Paris in 1553 to a family of the noblesse de robe. He died in the same city in 1617. His childhood has been the subject of many descriptions, particularly his fragile constitution...
...Somers, John, Lord Somers John Somers was born in Whiteladies, Claines, near Worcester on 4 March 1651 and died in Brookmans, near North Mimms, Hertfordshire on 26 April 1716. He was educated at Worcester Cathedral School, private schools...
...Burridge, Ezekiel Ezekiel Burridge was born, probably in Ireland, around 1661. He was an official of the (Anglican) Irish Church, but is chiefly known today as the translator of Locke’s Essay. Burridge entered Trinity College, Dublin...
...Wagenaar, Jan Jan Wagenaar was born in Amsterdam on 21 October 1709. He was the eldest son of a large shoemaker’s family. His mother, Maria Sagtleven, was related to the painters Boerhaave, Herman Herman and Cornelis Sagtleven. His parents...
...Van Schaack, Peter Van Buren, Martin Silvester, Peter Morris, Gouverneur Locke, John Jay, John Bloomfield, Maxwell Benson, Egbert Travel writer, diplomat, Washington, George Van Braam Houckgeest, Andreas Everardus Mery, M. L. E. Moreau de...
...Johann Heinrich Füssli was born in Zurich on 3 December 1745 and died there on 26 December 1832. He was the son of Johann Rudolf Füssli, known as the editor of a general encyclopedia of artists. Füssli was educated by his father...
...David Ramsay was a prominent South Carolina physician, planter, politician, and historian.Ramsay was born in Maryland and educated at Princeton where, under the influence of the Rev. John Witherspoon, he was introduced to the ideas...
...Morton, Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Clergyman, geographer, and pamphleteer, Jedidiah Morse was born in Woodstock, Connecticut. Morse is important in Enlightenment America, and more generally, for his geography texts which promoted American...
...Trevelyan, G.M. George Macaulay Trevelyan was born at Welcombe, near Stratford-upon-Avon on 16 February 1876 and died in Cambridge, University of (including colleges except Trinity) Cambridge on 20 July 1962. He was educated at Harrow...