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Author Townsend, Dabney, 1941-
Title Hume's aesthetic theory : sentiment and taste in the history of aesthetics / Dabney Townsend.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Author Townsend, Dabney, 1941-
Series Routledge studies in eighteenth century philosophy ; 2
Routledge studies in eighteenth century philosophy ; 2.
Subject Hume, David, 1711-1776 -- Aesthetics.
Aesthetics, Modern -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 258 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Shaftesbury and Hume -- Taste -- Hume's appeal to sentiment -- The aesthetic/moral analogy -- Rules -- The problem of a standard of taste.
Summary This is a challenging exploration of the link between the work of David Hume and the eighteenth century empiricist background to the parallel history of aesthetics as it developed at the time.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203186079 (electronic bk.)
9780203186077 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 49569955
Additional Format Print version: Townsend, Dabney, 1941- Hume's aesthetic theory. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415233968 (DLC) 00034467 (OCoLC)44075852

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