The Essence of Aesthetic

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The Essence of Æsthetic—A lecture prepared for the inauguration of the Rice Institute, by Senator Benedetto Croce, Life Senator of the Italian Kingdom, Member of several Royal Commissions, Editor of “La Critica,” and Minister for Education in the Gioletti Cabinet.

I “What is Art?”  
II Prejudices Relating to Art  
III The Place of Art in the Spirit and in Human Society  
IV Criticism and the History of Art