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21. Aesthetics / B. Aesthetic Experience / 2. Taste

[nature and status of good taste]

5 ideas
If would be absurd not to disagree with someone's taste if it was a taste for poisons [Leibniz]
Strong sense, delicate sentiment, practice, comparisons, and lack of prejudice, are all needed for good taste [Hume]
Why are the strong tastes of other people so contagious? [Nietzsche]
Literary meaning emerges in comparisons, and tradition shows which comparisons are relevant [Scruton]
Critics must be causally entangled with their subject matter [Fogelin]