Aesthetics II by Alan B. Brinkley, Peter M. Burkholder, Bernard P.

By Alan B. Brinkley, Peter M. Burkholder, Bernard P. Dauenhauer, James K. Feibleman, Carol A. Kates, Sandra B. Rosenthal, James Leroy Smith (auth.)

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It pervades every being and every kind of being. Thus it is appropriate to call value sufficient. Value is personal first because it is inseparable from the kind of communion which draws two men together to such a degree that their unity predominates over their discreteness. Each value has an orientation toward bringing men into unity with each other and with God. That is, each value tends to reconfirm the unity of the je. Secondly, value can be called personal because it can have meaning only for persons.

Artistic value can only occur when this harmonization is accomplished in such a way that the singularity of both the order and the elements is achieved. 1 b) Grace, the second essential component of beauty, is that characteristic whereby the work of art reveals itself to be a work in which the artist has not only fulfilled an intention but has also endeavored to move toward his goal. By reason of this second component we find particular determinations caught up in the intimacy of personal existence.

Either value is absolute or it is not value. What is merely valuable for something else is not valuable ... " 2 Since value is absolute then it must be both one and infinite. Consequently it should be thought of as an inexhaustible expansion. Value is bipolar and oriented. In saying that value is bipolar, Le Senne is claiming that every positive value is correlative to a negative value. For example, truth is correlative to falsity. Now negative value is not simply the negation of value. Rather it is in its own right absolutely valuable.

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