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The sense of beauty being the outlines of aesthetic theory by George Santayana

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aesthetics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby George Santayana.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN66 .S23
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 275 p.
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13549754M
LC Control Number09015248
OCLC/WorldCa328081

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Jul 25,  · Santayana took as his task a complete rethinking of the idea that beauty is embedded in objects. Rather beauty is an emotion, a value, and a sense of the good. In this, aesthetics was unlike ethics: not a correction of evil or pursuit of the virtuous. Rather it is a pleasure that resides in the sense Cited by: Mar 28,  · The Sense of Beauty Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.5/5(4). Download PDF The Sense Of Beauty book full free. The Sense Of Beauty available for download and read online in other formats. Published in , The Sense of Beauty secured Santayana's reputation as a philosopher and continued to outsell all of his books until the publication of his one novel, The Last Puritan. Even today, it is one of the most widely read volumes in all of Santayana's vast philosophical work.

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