L’epigono dell’illuminismo scozzese: l’estetica di Archibald Alison

This entry is part 12 of 31 in the series Vol 1-2016

Abstract: Archibald Alison (Edinburgh, 1757-1839) adds a philosophical research to his ecclesiastical career, and in 1790 publishes a work which strikingly anticipates contemporary aesthetics, since it is founded on the notions of expression and emotion, which work together with the notions of imagination and association.

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