The emergence of criteria by which to judge social practices is not assisted by the present-day standoff between the nonbelievers (aesthetes who reject this work as marginal, misguided, and lacking artistic interest of any kind) and the believers (activists who reject aesthetic
questions as synonymous with cultural hierarchy and the market).
The company manufactures and distributes light-based medical and aesthetic
devices and offers technical service and clinical support to the practitioners who are mainly in China.
8) Eli Siegel statement quoted in "American Ethics, American Song," special matinee by the Aesthetic
Realism Theatre Company in New York City, 1988.
Could it be justifiable to manipulate a species' genetic makeup for completely trivial aesthetic
purposes, as is certainly the case with Glofish?
I was looking for some new ideas for teaching Islam, and I had become increasingly fascinated by the aesthetic
and spiritual importance of the vocal performance of the Qur'an.
Thus, we should realize that fundamentalist/evangelical culture never was inattentive to the aesthetic
dimension of presenting their religious symbols.
Jerrold Levinson engages with issues of objectivism and realism as he draws on Sibley's "seminal essays" and defends the objectivity of aesthetic
appraisals as "contingent but stable intersubjective convergence in judgements among qualified perceivers" (p.
has offered the opportunity for many of the people to work and support the Windsor/Vanguard lines.
We may well ask why scholars have so consistently overlooked the analysis of this form of physical and aesthetic
expression, practiced socially by many of us, particularly when so much critical attention is lavished on what we passively consume.
1) The attempt to attach objective properties either to the identification of the presence of aesthetic
properties OR to aesthetic
judgments has been historically unsuccessful.
In the exposition of the different contemporary debates which Fruchtl considers to be exemplary in demonstrating various (however confused) forms of this aesthetic
rationality, it becomes clearer what kind of ethical or practical reason he deems part of it.
What, then, is an aesthetic
judgement about a scientific theory?