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Чувството за красота
The Sense of Beauty

Part 1. The Nature of Beauty (an excerpt)

Author(s): George Santayana
Contributor(s): Silvia Borisova (Translator)
Subject(s): Philosophy, Aesthetics, Other Language Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Институт по философия и социология при БАН
Keywords: philosophy of beauty; theory of value; aesthetic appreciation; aesthetic values; moral values; beauty; pleasure; pain; good; evil;

Summary/Abstract: This text is part of George Santayana’s central aesthetic opus, The Sense of Beauty, and presents three paragraphs from Part I. The Nature of Beauty. The main topics covered in the paragraphs are, in successive order: the argumentation of the philosophy of beauty as a theory of values, the difference between aesthetic values and moral ones, and a narrower definition of beauty.

  • Issue Year: XXIX/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 64-71
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English, Bulgarian