The Philosophy of the Beautiful, Volumen1

Charles Scribner's sons, 1891

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Página 152 - Beauty is no quality in things themselves; it exists merely in the mind which contemplates them ; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
Página viii - Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about : but evermore Came out by the same door where in I went...
Página 267 - The statement of details is meant to illustrate the working of general laws, and the development of principles; while the historical evolution of the subject dealt with is kept in view, along with its philosophical significance.
Página 37 - Filii: nam ad pulchritudinem tria requiruntur. Primo quidem integritas sive perfectio; quae enim diminuta sunt, hoc ipso turpia sunt; et debita proportio sive consonantia; et iterum claritas. Unde quae habent colorem nitidum, pulchra esse dicuntur.
Página 247 - We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.
Página 25 - ... beauty absolute, separate, simple, and everlasting, which without diminution and without increase, or any change, is imparted to the evergrowing and perishing beauties of all other things.
Página 37 - Et animadvertebam, et videbam in ipsis corporibus aliud esse quasi totum et ideo pulchrum, aliud autem, quod ideo deceret, quoniam apte accommodaretur alicui, sicut pars corporis ad universum suum aut calciamentum ad pedem et similia.
Página 272 - ALCUIN, and the Rise of the Christian Schools. By Professor ANDREW F. WEST, Ph.D.
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Página 157 - From what has been said, it may be inferred, that the works of nature, if we compare one species with another, are all equally beautiful ; and that preference is given from custom, or some association of ideas ; and that, in creatures of the same species, beauty is the medium or centre of all its various forms.

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