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The practical activity of externalization—The technique of external-

ization - Technical theories of the different arts - Criticism of
æsthetic theories of particular arts-Criticism of the classification of
the arts-Criticism of the theory of the union of the arts-Relation
of the activity of externalization to utility and morality.

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CONCLUSION: IDENTITY OF LINGUISTIC AND ÆSTHETIC

Summary of the study—Identity of Linguistic with Æsthetic---Æsthetic

formulation of linguistic problems—Nature of language-Origin

ÆSTHETIC IDEAS IN GRÆCO-ROMAN ANTIQUITY

Point of view of this History of Æsthetic-Mistaken tendencies, and

attempts towards an Æsthetic, in Græco-Roman antiquity-Origin
of the æsthetic problem in Greece-Plato's rigoristic negation

- Æsthetic hedonism and moralism Mystical æsthetic in

antiquity - Investigations as to the Beautiful — Distinction be-

tween the theory of Art and the theory of the Beautiful-Fusion

of the two by Plotinus—The scientific tendency: Aristotle—The

concepts of imitation and of imagination after Aristotle : Philos-

tratus--Speculations on language

New words and new observations in the seventeenth century-Wit-

Taste-Various meanings of the word taste-Fancy or imagination

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-- Feeling-Tendency to unite these terms—Difficulties and contra-
dictions in their definition-Wit and intellect-Taste and in-
tellectual judgement—The "je ne sais quoi”—Imagination and

sensationalism : the corrective of imagination-Feeling and sen.

sationalism .

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ESTHETIC IDEAS OF THE CARTESIAN AND LEIBNITIAN SCHOOLS,

AND THE “ÆSTHETIC” OF BAUMGARTEN

MINOR ÆSTHETIC DOCTRINES OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

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