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Francis Hutcheson

Person  Male  Born 8/8/1694  Died 8/8/1746

Categories: Philosophy

Countries: Ireland, Scotland

Philosopher. Born Ulster of Scottish heritage. Studied in Glasgow. Best known for 'An Inquiry Into the Original of Our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue: In Two Treatises 1.Concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony, Design 2.Concerning Moral Good and Evil' published in 1725. Died on a visit to Dublin, on his birthday, of a fever.

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Princess Diana - Serpentine Gallery

"The beauty of trees..." is a quotation from Hutcheson.

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