Download PDF by Christopher Scott Sevier: Aquinas on Beauty

By Christopher Scott Sevier

ISBN-10: 0739184245

ISBN-13: 9780739184240

ISBN-10: 1498512542

ISBN-13: 9781498512541

Aquinas on Beauty explores the character and function of attractiveness within the considered Thomas Aquinas. starting with a customary definition of attractiveness supplied through Aquinas, it explores all of the elements of that definition. the result's a entire account of Aquinas’s formal view at the topic, supplemented by means of an exploration into Aquinas’s remark 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 booklet additionally highlights the tight connection in Aquinas’s idea among aesthetics and ethics, and illustrates how Aquinas preserves what's top approximately aesthetic traditions previous him, and anticipates what's most sensible approximately aesthetic traditions that might persist with, marrying goal and subjective aesthetic intuitions and charting one of those via media among the typical extremes.

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