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Beauty : a very short introduction / Roger Scruton.

Scruton, Roger, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown 111 SCRU (Text) 39213000777361 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0199229759
  • ISBN: 9780199229758
  • Physical Description: xvi, 186 pages : illustrations, music ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-178) and indexes.
Summary, etc.: Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference. In this Very Short Introduction, the renowned philosopher Roger Scruton explores the concept of beauty, asking what makes an object--either in art, in nature, or the human form--beautiful, and examining how we can compare differing judgments of beauty when it is evident all around us that our tastes vary so widely.
Subject: Aesthetics.

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