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By Roger Scruton

This ebook offers a concept of aesthetic judgment and appreciation within the spirit of recent empiricism. There are 3 components: the 1st offers with questions of philosophical common sense, the second one with questions within the philosophy of brain, and the 3rd with questions within the philosophy of paintings. therefore the argument advances from a conception of aesthetic judgment (and specifically of "aesthetic description"), to a thought of aesthetic appreciation, and thence to an account of the character and cost of paintings.

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