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14. Elaine Scarry, On Beauty and Being Just (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), 57. Scarry's celebration of beauty needs to be read in conjunction with Barbara Herrnstein Smith's more critical reading of the axiology of the aesthetic. See Contingencies of Value: Alternative Perspectives for Critical Theory (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988), especially chapter 4.
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