The Experience of Beauty: Seven Essays and a Dialogue

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Product Details

Price
$29.95
Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press
Publish Date
Pages
200
Dimensions
6.1 X 0.6 X 9.0 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780773548015
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About the Author

Harry Underwood is a trial lawyer in Toronto.

Reviews

?The Experience of Beauty emerges under Underwood's guidance from a variety of different traditions and perspectives. The readerly experience of this emergence is at once engaging and thought-provoking. This is a confident, challenging work on a subject of enduring philosophical importance.? James Crooks, Bishop's University
?Harry Underwood has written a book for the person who, overwhelmed by a painting, a poem, or a symphony, has been inspired to reflect on the encounter with beauty. Plato's quest for the ideal standard is set in dialogue with Nietzsche's challenge to crea
?Underwood's writing is clear, even whimsical at times, and despite the somewhat esoteric subject matter, this book should appeal to sophisticated readers with an interest in philosophy.? Publishers Weekly