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The Logic of Taste: Reid and the Second 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/10.1093/0199260028.003.0018
 The Logic of Taste: Reid and the Second Fifty Years

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Traces the changes in the logic of aesthetic perception in the second half of the eighteenth century, culminating in Thomas Reid's theory of taste and beauty.

Keywords: aesthetics; beauty; Francis Hutcheson; perception; Thomas Reid; sense

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Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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