By Dietrich von Hildebrand,Dana Gioia,John Crosby,Robert Wood
There is not any extra very important factor in our culture--sacred or secular--than the recovery of attractiveness. and there's no higher position to begin this pressing company than Dietrich von Hildebrand's Aesthetics. - Dana Gioia | From the Foreword
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Aesthetics: Volume I by Dietrich von Hildebrand,Dana Gioia,John Crosby,Robert Wood