Beauty

roger-scruton-beautyOUP (2009)

Roger Scruton explores this timeless concept, asking what makes an object--either in art, in nature, or the human form--beautiful.

This compact volume is filled with insight. Can there be dangerous beauties, corrupting beauties, and immoral beauties? Scruton insists that beauty is a real and universal value, one anchored in our rational nature, and that the sense of beauty has an indispensable part to play in shaping the human world.

"Roger Scruton has moments of great insight and clarity in this attractively slim volume...."--The Observer

ISBN13: 9780199559527ISBN10: 019955952X Hardback, 176 pages

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