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The Second and Fourth Moments — Communicable Pleasures

  • Mary A. McCloskey
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Abstract

The definition of the Second Moment is,

The beautiful is that which, apart from a concept, pleases universally.1

and the definition of the Fourth Moment is,

The beautiful is that which, apart from a concept, is cognized as object of a necessary delight.2

Keywords

Moral Rule Fourth Moment Aesthetic Judgement Rock Crystal Correct Observation 
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Notes and References

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