Introduction -- Art is a Method -- Artlessness and Art Illustrated -- Differing not as Originality from Imitation, nor as the Natural from the Unnatural -- But as an Immediate Expression of Natural Instinct from that of Human Intelligence -- Art-Products not Creations but Rearrangements of Nature -- And also Results that are Distinctively Human - The Fine or Higher Arts -- Distinguished from Others by Belonging Most Finely and Distinctively to Nature -- Therefore. Emphasising Natural Appearances -- Form Essential to the Higher Arts -- Different Classes of These -- Study of Nature Essential to Success in Producing Them -- Arts that are Most Finely and Distinctively Human Address and Express Intellect through Sound or Sight -- Human as Distinguished from Animal -- Expression as Developed from Possession of Human Vocal Organs and Hands -- The Higher Arts are also in the Most Fine and Distinctive Sense Made -- How to Class Landscape- Gardening, Decoration, Dancing, Pantomime, Elocution, and Dramatics -- The Humanities -- External Products Necessitated in Music - Poetry -- Painting and Sculpture -- And in Architecture.
KNOWLEDGE in this world grows by way of accretion. In order to be sure about many things that we fail to know, it is necessary to start with a few things that we do know, and to these few add and relate the others in such a way that the connections between all shall seem inevitable. In accordance with this principle,