Forms and Substances in the Arts

An engaging companion piece to The Arts of the Beautiful, this volume advances Etienne Gilson’s theories about art as a process of “making” by focusing on the substances available to an artist. Read on! →


The Arts of the Beautiful

With his usual lucidity, Etienne Gilson addresses the idea that “art is the making of beauty for beauty’s own sake.” By distinguishing between aesthetics, which promotes art as a form of knowledge, and philosophy, which focuses on the presence of the… Read on! →

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