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By Leslie Ellen Brown

throughout the Scottish Enlightenment the connection among aesthetics and ethics turned deeply ingrained: attractiveness used to be the practical manifestation of advantage; the advantageous arts represented the activities of a virtuous brain; to deeply comprehend crafty and typical good looks was once to spot with ethical good looks; and the cultured event was once fundamental in making price judgments. This publication unearths the historical past of ways the Scots utilized the huge panorama of ethical philosophy to the explicit territories of attractiveness - in nature, aesthetics and ethics - within the eighteenth century. the writer explores a large choice of resources, from educational lectures and institutional list, to extra renowned texts similar to newspapers and pamphlets, to teach how the concept attractiveness and paintings made contributors and society extra virtuous was once increased and understood in Scottish society.

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