Table of contents for Only a promise of happiness : the place of beauty in a world of art / Alexander Nehamas.

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Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments 
Chapter I 
 	1. Plato or Schopenhauer? 
	2. A Feature of Appearance? 
	3. Modernist Voices 
	4. Modernist Appropriations 
Chapter II 
	1. Criticism and Value
	2. The Role of Reviewing 
	3. Beauty, Love, Friendship 
	4. Beauty, Attractiveness, Evolution 
Chapter III 
	1. Art, Beauty, Desire 
	2. Beauty, Community, Universality 
	3. Uniformity, Style, Distinction 
	4. Aesthetics, Directness, Individuality 
Chapter IV 
	1. Love and Death in Venice 
	2. Manet's Olympia 
	3. Interpretation, Breadth, Depth 
	4. Interpretation, Beauty, Goodness
	5. Beauty, Uncertainty, Happiness 
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Aesthetics.
Art -- Philosophy.