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The Arts of the Beautiful - (Scholarly) by Etienne Gilson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 189

Genre: Philosophy

Sub-Genre: Aesthetics

Series Title: Scholarly

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press

Author: Etienne Gilson

Language: English

TCIN: 77067952
UPC: 9781564782502
Item Number (DPCI): 247-37-2912

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With his usual lucidity, Etienne Gilson addresses the idea that "art is the making of beauty for beauty's own sake." By distinguishing between aesthetics, which promotes art as a form of knowledge, and philosophy, which focuses on the presence of the artist's own talent or genius, Gilson maintains that art belongs to a different category entirely, the category of "making." Gilson's intellectually stimulating meditation on the relation of beauty and art is indispensable to philosophers and artists alike.

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