By Mark Foster Gage
A choice of pivotal rules approximately attractiveness from all through historical past, with an creation and demanding headnotes.
This number of writings on good looks comprises choices from twenty key philosophers and theoreticians spanning millennia:
Plato • Aristotle • Vitruvius • Alberti • Kant • Burke • Fiedler • Nietzsche • Wilde • Bergson • Bell • Scott • Benjamin • Bataille • Sontag • Jameson • Scarry • Nehamas • Zangwill • Freedberg and Gallese
With an advent and significant headnotes explaining the significance of every textual content, Mark Foster Gage deals a framework for a provocative background of rules approximately attractiveness as they relate to modern considering on structure and layout. In a global more and more outlined by way of luxurious visuality, the innovations of good looks and visible sensation usually are not mere highbrow routines yet criteria that outline the very nature of layout perform throughout disciplines and which are necessary to the rising worlds of layout and structure within the twenty-first century.
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