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" Papers, the Word Beauty is taken for the Idea rais'd in us, and a Sense of Beauty for our Power of receiving this Idea. "
The Century of Taste: The Philosophical Odyssey of Taste in the Eighteenth ... - Page 12
by George Dickie - 1996 - 168 pages
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1803
...in his notion of beauty. In his Inquiry concerning Beauty, Sect. I. " Let it be obferved," fays he, "that, in " the following papers, the word beauty is taken " for the idea raifed in us, and the fenfe of beau.^ " ty, for our power of receiving that idea." And again ; " Only...
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The Works of Thomas Reid: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 3

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1815
...his notion of beauty. In his inquiry eoneerning beauty, seet. 1. " Let it be observed," says he, " that, in the following papers, the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us, and the sense of beauty, for our power. of reeeiving that idea." And again ; u Only let it be observed,...
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Essays on the powers of the human mind [orig. publ. as Essays on the ...

Thomas Reid - 1827
...in his notion of beauty. In his Inquiry concerning Beauty, Sect. 1, " Let it be observed," says "he, that, in the following papers, the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us, and the sense of beauty, for our power of receiving that idea." And again, " Only let it be observed, that,...
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The Philosophy of Thomas Reid

M.T. Dalgarno, E.H. Matthews - History - 1989 - 491 pages
...Ill Hutcheson' s view, at least in 1725, as I see it, was something like this. Beauty, as he put it, "is taken for the idea raised in us, and a sense of beauty for our power of receiving this Tdea".(2) ffie idea of beauty^ which Hi sometimes characterized as something like the Lockean idea...
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Osmin's Rage: Philosophical Reflections on Opera, Drama, and Text, with a ...

Peter Kivy - Music - 1999 - 317 pages
...idea of beauty in the absence of uniformity amidst variety, only that one was "abnormal"—for since "the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us," and the relation between that idea and its cause, uniformity amidst variety, is a contingent one, it is...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...Hutcheson, 38 whose Inquiry concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Design (1725) drew on Locke's 'way of ideas': 'the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us,...sense of beauty for our power of receiving this idea'. 39 Hutcheson held that pulchritude did not simply dwell in and radiate from the object but was inseparable...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...Hutcheson,38 whose Inquiry concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Des1gn (1725) drew on Locke's 'way of ideas': 'the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us,...a sense of beauty for our power of receiving this idea'.39 Hutcheson held that pulchritude did not simply dwell in and radiate from the object but was...
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The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment

Alexander Broadie, Professor in Philosophy Alexander Broadie - History - 2003 - 366 pages
...in the thing beheld. For he tells us that beauty is an idea,9 and ideas are certainly in the mind: 'the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us,...sense of beauty for our power of receiving this idea'. Given the distinction between primary qualities (such as figure and number, which our ideas are said...
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Art and Enlightenment: Scottish Aesthetics in the Eighteenth Century

Jonathan Friday - Philosophy - 2004 - 212 pages
...in his notion of beauty. In his Inquiry Concerning Beauty. Section 1. 'Let it be observed', says he, 'that, in the following papers, the word beauty is taken for the idea raised in us, and the sense of beauty for our power of receiving that idea'. And again: Only let it be observed, that,...
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