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Sub-Human Value; and Value in General

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...Value for men below the moral level is thus the satisfaction of generic interest, and mere subjective value is the interest which any individual has in an object when the individual represents the type, otherwise subjective value is only...

Notes on Some Aesthetic Oppositions

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...The character of the subject matter accounts for certain distinctions current in aesthetic theory and most familiar in literature. They are the distinctions of tragedy and comedy, of the beautiful and the ugly, of the beautiful...

The Creative Process in the Artist’s Mind

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...The artist’s work belongs to the order of creative as distinguished from that of passive imagination. The second we have not only in ordinary memory or expectation, but in one species of what is commonly called constructive imagination...

Beauty

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...Beauty, like pleasure in Wordsworth’s line, is ‘spread through the world’; and those who begin their inquiry into beauty with the beauty of nature are apt to conclude that beauty is a quality of things, independent of us, which we discover...

The Highest Values Compared

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

eBook

...It is not easy, and not very important, to say where science ends and philosophy begins in the study of the values. So far I should prefer to say I have been pursuing the science of values, describing them as the different species of things...

Valuation

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

eBook

...Valuation is the act of mind whereby we attach value to an object or regard it as valuable, and presumably in the same sense as we call an object pleasant because it gives us pleasure. The valuation of an object is thus secondary...
...Alexander, Samuel Duhem, Pierre Samuel Alexander was born in Sydney, Australia on 6 January 1859 and died in Manchester on 13 September 1938. The fourth and youngest child of Samuel and Eliza (Sloman) Alexander, on 13 January he was brought...

Introduction to Samuel Alexander’s Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Michael Rush

University of Birmingham Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Read Primary Source Text: Beauty and Other Forms of ValueSamuel Alexander, Beauty and Other Forms of Value. 1933.Samuel Alexander Samuel Alexander was born in 1859, in Sydney, Australia. He studied first at the University of Melbourne...

Characters of the Beautiful

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...Primarily, then, beauty or the beautiful is what satisfies the impulse to beauty as it has been described— the constructive impulse diverted from practice and become contemplative. We can now proceed to describe the qualities...

Form and Subject Matter

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

eBook

...The elements described on p. 54 as entering into a work of art, the material, its form, its meaning or subject matter are the basis of well-known differences in art. The difference of the various arts is founded on the different materials...