- Title Pages
- Preface to the Second Edition
- Part I Hutcheson's First “Inquiry”
- I Just Before Hutcheson
- II The Sense of “Sense”
- III The Sense of “Beauty”
- IV The Sense of “Beautiful”
- V Varieties of Aesthetic Experience
- VI God and Aesthetics
- Part II Hutcheson — and Shortly Thereafter
- VII Rationalist Aesthetics in the Age of Hutcheson
- VIII Hutcheson and Hume
- IX Common Sense and the Sense of Beauty
- X The Rise of Association
- XI The Triumph of Association
- XII End of an Era
- Appendix A Some Minor Figures
- Appendix B Lord Kames and the Sense of Beauty
- Part III The Logic of Taste
- XIII The Logic of Taste: The First Fifty Years
- XIV Hutcheson's Idea of Beauty: Simple or Complex?
- XV The “Sense” Of Beauty and the Sense of “Art”: Hutcheson's Place in the History and Practice of Aesthetics
- XVI Hume's Neighbour's Wife: An Essay on the Evolution of Hume's Aesthetics
- XVII Hume's “Sentiments” In the Essay on Taste
- XVIII The Logic of Taste: Reid and the Second Fifty Years
- XIX Seeing (And So Forth) Is Believing (Among Other Things): On the Significance of Reid in the History of Aesthetics
- Part III: Publication History
- Bibliography of Works Cited
- The Seventh Sense
- Oxford University Press
Dealt with here are some of the minor figures in eighteenth‐century aesthetics and critical theory who adopted Hutcheson's concept of the sense of beauty, in particular, William Melmoth, John Gilbert Cooper, and Hugh Blair.
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