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ForceA Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology$
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Christoph Menke

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780823249725

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823249725.001.0001

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Sensibility: The Indeterminacy of the Imagination

Sensibility: The Indeterminacy of the Imagination

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(p.1) Chapter One Sensibility: The Indeterminacy of the Imagination
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Christoph Menke

Gerrit Jackson

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DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823249725.003.0001

In this chapter, Menke discusses the history of aesthetics and this area of study, beginning with an examination of Descartes views on the matter. He takes into consideration Descartes’ doubt of the reality of aesthetics, attributing it fundamentally to perception that affects our judgments.

Keywords:   Perception, Descartes, Pasquale, Faculty of thought

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