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Utilitarianism and the Art School in Nineteenth-Century Britain

1st Edition

By Malcolm Quinn

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256 pages

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The mid-nineteenth century saw the introduction of publicly funded art education as an alternative to the established private institutions. Quinn explores the ways in which members of parliament applied Bentham’s utilitarian philosophy to questions of public taste.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain