Aquinas on Beauty by Christopher Scott Sevier PDF

By Christopher Scott Sevier

ISBN-10: 0739184245

ISBN-13: 9780739184240

ISBN-10: 1498512542

ISBN-13: 9781498512541

Aquinas on Beauty explores the character and position of attractiveness within the considered Thomas Aquinas. starting with a customary definition of attractiveness supplied by means of Aquinas, it explores all of the parts of that definition. the result's a entire account of Aquinas’s formal view at the topic, supplemented by way of an exploration into Aquinas’s observation on Dionysius’s Divine Names, together with a comparability of his perspectives with these of either Dionysius and people of Aquinas’s mentor, Albert the nice. The publication additionally highlights the tight connection in Aquinas’s concept among aesthetics and ethics, and illustrates how Aquinas preserves what's most sensible approximately aesthetic traditions previous him, and anticipates what's top approximately aesthetic traditions that might stick with, marrying target and subjective aesthetic intuitions and charting a type of via media among the typical extremes.

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