Samuel Alexander  

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"If the nude is so treated that it raises in the spectator ideas or desires appropriate to the material subject, it is false art, and bad morals." --Beauty and Other Forms of Value (1933), Samuel Alexander

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Samuel Alexander OM (6 January 1859 - 13 September 1938) was an Australian-born British philosopher. He was the first Jewish fellow of an Oxbridge college. He is known for his work Beauty and Other Forms of Value (1933).

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