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aesthetics

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aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
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A Technical Communication major answered: "Artistic to me is anything that is created solely for its asthetic [sic] value, and may not be connected to math, science, etc.
In modern times aesthetics evolves in Baumgarten's inquiry as the science of perceptual experience that gains its philosophical status in Kant, and therefore, the future of asthetics and the six value schemes in which beauty finds its determinate meaning, deemly depends on the future of philosophy, (p.
Philosophical asthetics, from Kant to Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, thus claims that art is the modern gateway to metaphysics.