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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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Based on type of procedures, the global Medical Aesthetics Market is categorized into two major segments, namely, cosmetic procedure, and reconstructive procedure.
From the vantage point of contemporary art theory and criticism, it is not so dramatic to put art and design on the same aesthetic plane, since so much contemporary art refuses traditional aesthetic categories and, in fact, is often indistinguishable from design.
In each of the remaining essays the authors demonstrate how using an aesthetic approach combined with other types of analysis such as textual, philosophical, formal, technological, and reception, enables television scholars to challenge the use of terms like "cinematic," "complexity," and most importantly "quality.
Although the authors have some interesting things to say about the role of the appearance of fitness to function in appreciation of animals, landscapes, buildings, and art, I will limit my remaining comments to the application to everyday aesthetics.
Levi-Strauss, Anthropology and Aesthetics without a doubt will be important for the student of Levi-Strauss.
In using Durang's play, the two primary punk aesthetics are employed.
In the absence of direct theoretical testimony from Augustine, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas, and other premodern thinkers, Ginsburg plausibly reconstructs at least one possible theory of aesthetics that shaped Dante's poetry and, either directly or antithetically, that of his Renaissance successors.
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of Rome, Italy) reviews how philosophical aesthetics has developed in separate conceptual fields over the course of the 20th century (while not neglecting the foundations established in earlier centuries).
Rediscovering Aesthetics consists of a series of essays divided into three sections indicated by the subtitle of the book: 'Aesthetics in Art History and Art Theory', 'Aesthetics in Philosophy', and 'Aesthetics in Artistic and Curatorial Practice'.