The Pedagogical Imperative

  • Ian Hunter
Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)


In 1762 Lord Kames published his Elements of Criticism. His object, like Hume’s (1757) a few years earlier, was to describe and justify the principles of taste by showing their origins in human nature or ‘the sensitive part of man’s being’.


Human Nature Human Science Aesthetic Experience Intellectual Action Figurative Language 
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© Ian Hunter 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Hunter
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  1. 1.School of HumanitiesGriffith UniversityAustralia

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