VAN METER AMES - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED 04/13/1939 - HFSID 85897
Sale Price $90.00
VAN METER AMES
American philosopher noted for his writing on aesthetics thanks someone for "an aesthetic experience."
Autograph Note signed: "In appreciation of an/aesthetic experience/Van Meter Ames/13 April 1939", 5½x2½ slip. Van Meter Ames (1898-1985) taught philosophy at several American universities, chairing the Department at the University of Cincinnati, and in France and Japan. He wrote several books in his discipline, including Aesthetics of the Novel (1928), Proust and Santayana: the Aesthetic Way of Life (1937), Zen and American Thought (1962) and To Find the Simple Things (1978). In 1976, the American Humanist Society named him Humanist Fellow for Outstanding Contribution to Humanist Thought in Ethics and Aesthetics. Irregularly trimmed. Lightly toned at right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.
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