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Aesthetic ScienceRepresenting Nature in the Royal Society of London, 1650-1720$
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Alexander Wragge-Morley

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226680729

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Aesthetic Science
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Alexander Wragge-Morley

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226681054.003.0001

Since things themselves cannot be painted and heard, we paint and listen to representations of them. Even if these representations are not similar to them, we see nonetheless certain sensible beautiful things in them that make us understand a theorem, that is, a property of the intelligible thing itself....

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