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Hume's Neighbour's Wife: An Essay on the Evolution of Hume's Aesthetics

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/10.1093/0199260028.003.0016
 Hume's Neighbour's Wife: An Essay on the Evolution of Hume's Aesthetics

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Traces the evolution of Hume's theory of taste and beauty from the Treatise to the essay ‘Of the Standard of Taste’, with special emphasis on the advantages of his ‘epistemic’ stance over Hutcheson's ‘non‐epistemic’ one.

Keywords: aesthetics; beauty; David Hume; Francis Hutcheson; sense; sentiment; taste

Chapter.  6803 words. 

Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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