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Definition of the noun aesthesis

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  1. an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

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Google previewThe Reception of Doctrine (1997)

An Appropriation of Hans Robert Jauss' Reception Aesthetics and Literary Hermeneutics by Ormond Rush

Aesthesis is a particular way of seeing which enables the individual to construct a meaningful whole of personal...

Google previewThe Digital Coloniality of Power (2015)

Epistemic Disobedience in the Social Sciences and the Legitimacy of the Digital Age by Alexander I. Stingl

Decolonial aestheSis is a movement that is naming and articulating practices that challenge and...

Decolonial aestheSis is an option that delivers a radical critique to modern, postmodern, and altermodern aestheTics and, ...

Google previewReception Theory and Biblical Hermeneutics (2009)

by David Paul Parris

Aesthesis is the pleasure that comes from seeing and recognizing. It is the knowledge we learn from the ...

Google previewElegant Anatomy (2014)

The Eighteenth-Century Leiden Anatomical Collections by Marieke M. A. Hendriksen

Aesthesis is a term that occurs in eighteenth-century texts and dictionaries, albeit rather sparingly. It is not usually found in general and art dictionaries before the nineteenth century, but two examples appear in medical and philosophical ...

Google previewFlow, Gesture, and Spaces in Free Jazz (2008)

Towards a Theory of Collaboration by Guerino Mazzola, Paul B. Cherlin

Aesthesis means perception and can be acoustical, psychological, analytical, and need not relate to aesthetical evaluation. The aesthesic instance could even be a computer software that takes a MIDI file as input and processes an analytical ...

Google previewPhenomenology and Existentialism in the Twentieth Century (2009)

Book I. New Waves of Philosophical Inspirations by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

The aesthesis is a sensitive perception which, without transition, is also intellectual. Whenever we perceive something we immediately record it or identify it as something. It is the unexpected aspect of perceiving, of sensitive perception in ...

Google previewThe Spenser Encyclopedia (2003)

by A.C. Hamilton

The third distinction separates allegory as convention into allegorical rhetoric and allegorical aesthesis. Allegorical rhetoric includes everything awriter may doto make the readerinterpret thenarrative ina particularway. Allegoricalaesthesis ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

AEsthesis, and *pov, measure. A measurer of sensation. AESTI'VU.S. From aestas, summer.

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy and Philosophers (1991)

by J. O. Urmson

The word “aesthetics” itself is little over two centuries old and results from a German coinage by the philosopher Baumgarten; thus though the word is ultimately derived from the Greek word aesthesis which means “perception”, no weight can ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology (1999)

by David W. Loring, Kimford J. Meador

syn-, together; aesthesis, sensation .] ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

Asthesie f ' aesthesia, aesthesis (psy ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

Greek: aesthesis: a perceiving. aesthetic, adj. that which concerns the beautiful, as opposed to the useful, scientific or moral. Greek: aisthetikos: sensitive. affable, adj. cordial in receiving and responding to the conversations of others; amiable; ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aesthesis. esthesis. Aethusa (formerly Cynapium). a genus of herbs (Family Apiaceae).

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (2016)

by Harold L. Miller, Jr.

and sensation (aesthesis), as well as the Latin proprius (“individual,” “one's own”) and perception. This entry describes the kinesthetic system, its role in learning ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

aesthesis, feeling] comb sensation; perception (myesthesia, esthesiogenic) estu- [L. aestuare, to boil] base ¡. boil (estuant); 2. tide (estuary). Also aestu- esur- [L. esurire, ...

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