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By Christopher Scott Sevier

Aquinas on Beauty explores the character and function of good looks within the considered Thomas Aquinas. starting with a regular definition of attractiveness supplied through Aquinas, it explores all of the parts of that definition. the result's a finished 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 good. The ebook additionally highlights the tight connection in Aquinas’s proposal among aesthetics and ethics, and illustrates how Aquinas preserves what's most sensible approximately aesthetic traditions previous him, and anticipates what's top approximately aesthetic traditions that will stick with, marrying target and subjective aesthetic intuitions and charting one of those via media among the typical extremes.

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