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The Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years

Peter Kivy

in The Seventh Sense

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780199260027
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199260028.003.0013
 The Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years

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Deals with how the perception of beauty was conceived of, what its ‘logic’ was, in the first fifty years of modern aesthetic theory, or, rather, how it evolved, from Joseph Addison to David Hume.

Keywords: Joseph Addison; aesthetics; beauty; David Hume; Francis Hutcheson; perception; sense; taste

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Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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