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es·thet·ic

(es-thet'ik),
1. Pertaining to the sensations.
2. Pertaining to esthetics (that is, beauty).
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]

aesthetic

adjective
(1) Referring to that which is pleasing to the senses, as in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery.
(2) Referring to sensation (obsolete).

es·thet·ic

(es-thet'ik)
1. Pertaining to the sensations.
2. Pertaining to esthetics (i.e., beauty).
Synonym(s): aesthetic.
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]

es·thet·ic

(es-thet'ik)
1. Pertaining to the sensations.
2. Pertaining to esthetics (i.e., beauty).
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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Anterior dental esthetics can be subdivided descriptively into facial, dental and gingival components.
The questionnaire was formulated on basic knowledge of anterior dental esthetics taught in undergraduate dental curriculum.
The respondents scoring 60% marks were considered to have satisfactory knowledge about anterior dental esthetics.
Table 2 shows comparison of knowledge of anterior dental esthetics and gingival esthetics amongst various specialties.
Table 3 shows the comparison of level of knowledge of gingival esthetics amongst practitioners with diverse clinical experience.
Table 4 shows the comparison of level of knowledge of anterior dental esthetics amongst practitioners with diverse clinical experience.
8] This was quite a momentous step leading to the identification of a esthetics with art and the philosophy of art, and generally to the displacement of enquiries into the beautiful in nature.
For example, some years ago, a newspaper, I think it was the Sunday Times, carried the headline `A esthetics in the sky'; the report below was a discussion of contemporary architecture.
Anglo-American a esthetics in the twentieth century has been devoted to the philosophy of art, and scarcely at all, although the situation is at last beginning to change, to the philosophy of beauty.
My suggestion is that reflection on these sorts of uses of the term `aesthetic' may, to breach my own ordinance on the need to distinguish the aesthetic from a esthetics, make us more sensitive to ranges of experience beyont domains entrenched within a esthetics as hitherto established within philosophy.
2] I am indebted to Professor Du Wei of Zhejiang University for the question, is not a esthetics an autonomous discipline too?
I would recommend Homemade Esthetics not only to those with a genuine commitment to art but also to anyone for whom a genuine commitment to the political in art starts with distrust of art-world politics.