By Crispin Sartwell
Beauty could be within the eye of the beholder, yet it is also within the language we use and all over the global round us. during this stylish, witty, and eventually profound meditation on what's appealing, Crispin Sartwell starts off with six phrases from six diverse cultures - historical Greek's 'to kalon', the japanese thought of 'wabi-sabi', Hebrew's 'yapha', the Navajo idea 'hozho', Sanskrit 'sundara', and our personal English-language 'beauty'.
Each be aware turns into a door onto differently of brooding about, and looking out at, what's appealing on the earth, and in our lives. In Sartwell's fingers those six names of attractiveness - and there can be millions extra - are printed as uncomplicated and profound rules approximately our global and our selves.
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