The Resource An essay on genius

An essay on genius

Label
An essay on genius
Title
An essay on genius
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1728-1795
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerard, Alexander
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF412
LC item number
.G5 1774ab
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genius
  • Genius
Label
An essay on genius
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Facsimile ... made from a copy loaned by Stephen Weissman of Ximenes: Rare Books [originally published in MDCCLXXIV]"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Of the nature of genius -- Of the province and criterion of genius -- To what faculty of the mind, genius properly belongs -- How genius arises from the imagination -- Of the influence of judgment upon genius -- Of the dependence of genius on other intellectual powers -- 2. Of the general sources of the varieties of genius -- Of the sources of the varieties of genius in the imagination; particularly of the qualities of ideas which produce association -- Of the influence of habit on association -- Of the influence of the passions on association -- Reflections on the principles of association. Ideas suggested, either by sensations, or by other ideas -- Of the combination of the associating principles -- Of the modifications of the associating principles -- Of flexibility of imagination -- Of the varieties of memory, and their influence on genius -- Of the varieties of judgment, and their influence on genius -- 3. Of the kinds of genius -- Genius twofold; for science, or for the arts -- Of the structure of imagination which distinguishes the two kinds of genius -- How the two kinds of genius differ in respect of the assistance which they derive form memory -- How the two kinds of genius differ in respect of the assistance which they derive from judgment -- The two kinds of genius farther compared and distingushed -- Taste essential to genius for the arts -- The power of execution necessary to genius for the arts -- Of the union of different kinds of genius
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
vii, 434 pages
Lccn
79112128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
011986634
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00140337
  • (OCoLC)ocm00140337
Label
An essay on genius
Publication
Note
"Facsimile ... made from a copy loaned by Stephen Weissman of Ximenes: Rare Books [originally published in MDCCLXXIV]"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Of the nature of genius -- Of the province and criterion of genius -- To what faculty of the mind, genius properly belongs -- How genius arises from the imagination -- Of the influence of judgment upon genius -- Of the dependence of genius on other intellectual powers -- 2. Of the general sources of the varieties of genius -- Of the sources of the varieties of genius in the imagination; particularly of the qualities of ideas which produce association -- Of the influence of habit on association -- Of the influence of the passions on association -- Reflections on the principles of association. Ideas suggested, either by sensations, or by other ideas -- Of the combination of the associating principles -- Of the modifications of the associating principles -- Of flexibility of imagination -- Of the varieties of memory, and their influence on genius -- Of the varieties of judgment, and their influence on genius -- 3. Of the kinds of genius -- Genius twofold; for science, or for the arts -- Of the structure of imagination which distinguishes the two kinds of genius -- How the two kinds of genius differ in respect of the assistance which they derive form memory -- How the two kinds of genius differ in respect of the assistance which they derive from judgment -- The two kinds of genius farther compared and distingushed -- Taste essential to genius for the arts -- The power of execution necessary to genius for the arts -- Of the union of different kinds of genius
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
vii, 434 pages
Lccn
79112128
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
011986634
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00140337
  • (OCoLC)ocm00140337

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