ADOLPH ZEISING AND THE FORMALIST TRADITION IN AESTHETICS

@inproceedings{Brown1963ADOLPHZA,
  title={ADOLPH ZEISING AND THE FORMALIST TRADITION IN AESTHETICS},
  author={C. W. Brown},
  year={1963}
}
In a recent essay on "The Changing Concept of Proportion", Rudolf Wittkower raises once again the question of the possible aesthetic significance of the Golden Section, and credits Adolph Zeising with having written a "learned and persuasive treatise" which has left its mark on both contemporary art and aesthetic theory. While his work is little known, Zeising has a pivotal place in the history of Aesthetics as a connecting link between the German metaphysical tradition which culminated in the… Expand
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