On Beauty and Being Just Character Descriptions

Elaine Scarry
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Elaine Scarry - This person presented herself as an objective judge of beauty; however, she often used personal anecdotes to make her point.

Wittgenstein - This person was a philosopher who wrote that beauty invited replication.

Leonardo Da Vinci - This person's work proved that even great masters whom we consider innovative had copied work and imitated other beautiful creations.

Plato - This ancient philosopher stated that beauty led to justice.

Homer - This person wrote about an encounter with a beautiful woman to prove that beauty was shocking.

Matisse - This person's palm fronds served as a lengthy digression, proving that once we have seen something as beautiful, it is difficult to see it otherwise.

Kant - This person's distinction of the sublime and the beautiful was the root cause for the demotion of beauty as lesser.

Augustine - This person wrote that the root of...

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