Relating to the mental perception of the existence of any part of the body.
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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Philosophically, this is articulated as the duality between esthesic (oriented toward the listener's needs and experience) and poietic (oriented toward the artist's experience and fulfillment) that recurs throughout the Oxford History.
c) it is also the point of departure for a complex process of reception (the esthesic process) that reconstructs a "message.