A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
Dover Publications (April 2008)
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This eloquent 1757 treatise examines how?interactions with the physical world affect formulation of ideals related to beauty and art. Tremendously influential on the development of aesthetic theory, this?formative dissertation was among the first explorations of the concept of the sublime and remains a thought-provoking study for?modern readers.
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