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Lecture I.

John Bascom

John Bascom was an educator, author and president of the University of Wisconsin from 1874 to 1887. He was born in Genoa, New York in 1827. He graduated from Williams College, Massachussetts with a B.A. in 1849 and an M.A. in 1852. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Nineteenth Century : Volume 3: Aesthetics, or The Science of Beauty

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...MOTIVES FOR THE CULTIVATION OF TASTE. — DIVISION OF SUBJECT NATURE OF BEAUTY.There is a pleasure connected with every form of human action, and with almost every healthy act, whether it be physical, intellectual, or moral. In the intensity...

Poetical Integrity

Aesthetics and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Britain : Volume 6: Miscellaneous Writings 1828-89

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Reproduced courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Gen. Lit. E221 PATThe assertion that the value of the words of a poet does and ought to depend very much upon his personal character may seem, at the first glance, a violent paradox ;...

On Gentlemen-Artists.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...To attain excellence in the arts is the lot of very few professors, who have spent their lives in the pursuit.Gainsborough, after a close application to painting for fifty years, said on his death-bed—“I am but just beginning to do...

Aspects of the Third Critique

Paul W. Bruno

Paul Bruno is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Framingham State College, Massachusetts, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Concept of Genius : Its Origin and Function in the Third Critique

Continuum, 2010

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...Judgment It is in the Critique of Judgment where Kant addresses the issue of genius, yet we must understand from the beginning that unlike Addison, Gerard, and to a certain extent Young, Kant’s focus in the book lies with judgment...

Beauty and Aesthetic Ideas

Brent Kalar

Brent Kalar received his Ph.D. from Harvard University (Adams Prize, 2003), and currently teaches philosophy at the University of New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Demands of Taste in Kant’s Aesthetics

Continuum, 2006

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...Overview of the Chapter My objectives in this chapter are threefold: (1) to analyse Kant’s conception of an ‘aesthetic idea’, (2) to incorporate that conception into enriched accounts of the form of purposiveness and free play, and (3...

Preface, containing some observations on taste.

Aesthetics and The Picturesque 1795-1840 : Volume 6: The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture Of The Late Humphry Repton, Esq.

Bloomsbury Academic, 2001

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...In every other polite Art, there are certain established rules or general principles, to which the professor may appeal in support of his opinions; but in Landscape Gardening every one delivers his sentiments, or displays his taste, as whim...

The Problem of the Form of Purposiveness

Brent Kalar

Brent Kalar received his Ph.D. from Harvard University (Adams Prize, 2003), and currently teaches philosophy at the University of New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Demands of Taste in Kant’s Aesthetics

Continuum, 2006

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...Overview of the Chapter The objective pole of Kant’s theory of the beautiful is his phenomenology of the beautiful object. The fundamental concept in this phenomenology is his notion of the ‘mere form of purposiveness’ or, alternatively...

The Problem of Free Play

Brent Kalar

Brent Kalar received his Ph.D. from Harvard University (Adams Prize, 2003), and currently teaches philosophy at the University of New Mexico, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Demands of Taste in Kant’s Aesthetics

Continuum, 2006

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...Overview of the Chapter In this chapter, I begin to lay the theoretical groundwork for an account of Kant’s justification of the pleasure-imperative. Preliminary to this account is an explication of Kant’s theory of the sources of pleasure...

The Grounds of Taste

The Aesthetic in Kant : A Critique

Continuum, 2004

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...Kant summarizes the problem to be addressed in the Critique of the Power of Judgement thus:How is a judgement possible which, merely from one’s own feeling of pleasure in an object, independent of its concept, judges this pleasure...

Lecture VII.

John Bascom

John Bascom was an educator, author and president of the University of Wisconsin from 1874 to 1887. He was born in Genoa, New York in 1827. He graduated from Williams College, Massachussetts with a B.A. in 1849 and an M.A. in 1852. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Nineteenth Century : Volume 3: Aesthetics, or The Science of Beauty

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...FACULTY THROUGH WHICH BEAUTY IS REACHED—STANDARD OF TASTE.—WHY DISAGREEMENTS. — TASTE, HOW CULTIVATED,—THROUGH KNOWLEDGE, PURITY, IMAGINATION, AND FANCY.Having discussed beauty as a quality, that in which it inheres, and the signs by which...