concerning aesthetics

  • 1 Aesthetics —     Æsthetics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Æsthetics     Æsthetics may be defined as a systematic training to right thinking and right feeling in matters of art, and is made a part of philosophy by A.G. Baumgarten. Its domain, according to Wolff …

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  • 2 Aesthetics — or esthetics (also spelled æsthetics) is commonly known as the study of sensory or sensori emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. [Zangwill, Nick. [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aesthetic judgment/ Aesthetic… …

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  • 3 aesthetics — /es thet iks/ or, esp. Brit., /ees /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the… …

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  • 4 Aesthetics of music — Traditionally, the aesthetics of music or musical aesthetics concentrated on the quality and study of the beauty and enjoyment (plaisir and jouissance) of music. The origin of this philosophic sub discipline is sometimes attributed to Baumgarten… …

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  • 5 Theological aesthetics — is the interdisciplinary study of theology and aesthetics, and has been defined as being concerned with questions about God and issues in theology in the light of and perceived through sense knowledge (sensation, feeling, imagination), through… …

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  • 6 Aristotle: Aesthetics and philosophy of mind — David Gallop AESTHETICS Aesthetics, as that field is now understood, does not form the subjectmatter of any single Aristotelian work. No treatise is devoted to such topics as the essential nature of a work of art, the function of art in general,… …

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  • 7 History of aesthetics (pre-20th-century) — This description of the history of aesthetics before the twentieth century is based on an article from the 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.Greek SpeculationsAncient Greece supplies us with the first important contributions to… …

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  • 8 Guqin aesthetics — When the guqin is played, a number of aesthetic elements are involved. AestheticsThe first aesthetic is musicality. In the second section of Pingsha Luoyan , for example, the initial few bars contain a nao vibrato followed by a phase of sliding… …

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  • 9 Friedrich Schiller — Infobox Writer name = Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller imagesize = 200px caption = pseudonym = birthdate = 10 November 1759 birthplace = Marbach am Neckar, Germany deathdate = 9 May 1805 deathplace = Weimar, Germany occupation = poet,… …

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  • 10 John-Edward Kelly — John Edward Kelly, (born 1958) is an American conductor of classical music and classical saxophonist and conductor living in Florida.Kelly was born in San Francisco and grew up in Illinois. He attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and… …

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  • 11 issue —    An issue is often a point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute. Some issues of great interest in the art world may be eternal, while others come and go from time to time. There are always issues concerning aesthetics and metaphysics.… …

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  • 12 aesthetic — a.; (also aesthetical) Tasteful, gratifying to taste, beautiful, becoming, fit, appropriate, in good taste, referring to taste, concerning aesthetics, founded on the idea of beauty …

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  • 13 David Hume — For other people named David Hume, see David Hume (disambiguation). David Hume David Hume Born 7 May 1711(1711 05 07) Edinburgh, Scotland Died 25 August 1776( …

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  • 14 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 15 Immanuel Kant — Kant redirects here. For other uses, see Kant (disambiguation). See also: Kant (surname) Immanuel Kant Immanuel Kant Full name Immanuel Kant Born 22 April 1724 …

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  • 16 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

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  • 17 John Dewey — For the structural geologist, see John Frederick Dewey. John Dewey Dewey in 1902 Full name John Dewey Born October 20, 1859(1859 10 20) …

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  • 18 philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …

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  • 19 Philosophy of mathematics — The philosophy of mathematics is the branch of philosophy that studies the philosophical assumptions, foundations, and implications of mathematics. The aim of the philosophy of mathematics is to provide an account of the nature and methodology of …

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  • 20 Mikhail Bakhtin — (1920) …

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