Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “On Hume and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics” as Want to Read:
On Hume and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

On Hume and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
This study is an original approach to the notion of -golden mean- in eighteenth-century culture. It bravely combines intellectual history and material history, spanning the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, painting, sociology, optics, music, theater and garden history in an effort to cross the borders of academic writing, in the stylistic treatment of the subject. ...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften (first published March 1995)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about On Hume and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about On Hume and Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-1)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Michael
May 29, 2016 Michael rated it liked it
On Human and Eighteenth Century Aesthetics is a bit of an odd book. The first half focuses squarely on Hume’s essays on aesthetics and ethics, but the second half is a longish explication of the aesthetics of English gardens of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The issue with this is not so much that the second half is poorly reasoned or developed; rather the digression into English gardens never really returns to Hume’s philosophy. Aside from continuously repeating to myself the wayward ...more
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book