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Definition of the noun aesthetics
What does aesthetics mean as a name of something?
- (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
- example: traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
- domain: art / artistic creation / artistic production
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- alternative spelling: esthetics
- more generic word: philosophy = the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Alternative definition of the noun aesthetics
- The study or philosophy of beauty.
Specialised definition of the noun aesthetics
Glossary of sports
the theory of sensory perception, experience, opinion, and knowledge, in colloquial language also a term for "stylish beauty". With this meaning aesthetics represent an important element in dance, callisthenics, and artistic sports such as gymnastics and figure skating. Within the framework of education in these types of sport, aesthetic aspects regarding the ability to express oneself, rhythm, naturalness, and comprehensiveness of a movement play an essential role. The production of an aesthetic movement is based on the ability to structure and vary movements and to express them precisely. Aesthetics represent a norm in many artistic sports, i.e. the movement form has to be consistent and characterized by optimal coordination of its individual parts; it is, therefore, most often an independent criterion for performance assessment. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)
Aesthetics is a record label.
"Aesthetics" is a musical album of Maribel.
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- "Aesthetics" is a book by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.
- "Aesthetics" is a book by Gerald Burns.
- "Aesthetics" is a book by James W. Manns.
- "Aesthetics" is a book by Augustine of Hippo.
Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. It is more scientifically defined as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste.
- also known as 심미성, 美学
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aesthetics
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The Field of Philosophy (1918)
An Outline of Lectures on Introduction to Philosophy by Joseph Alexander Leighton
Aesthetics is the philosophy of aesthetic feeling and judgment.
We may investigate the psychological and physiological conditions of aesthetic feeling and, thus far, Aesthetics is a branch of psychology and physiology. We may ...
A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology by Christoph Menke
Aesthetics is a way of thinking that con— ceives the indissoluble indeterminacy of sensibility in conjunction with its internally guided, principled activity. The sensible is radically indeterminate because its generation of ideas cannot be reduced ...
by Robert Irwin, Matthew Simms
aesthetics is an essence, a question the real extent of which we do not know but the nature of...
by Ted Honderich
Aesthetics is that branch of philosophy which deals with the arts, and with other situations that involve aesthetic experience and aesthetic value. Thus only part of aesthetics is the philosophy of art.
Contemporary aesthetics is a rich and challenging part of philosophy, marked by a high level of disagreement even about ...
Finding Center in Theory and Practice by M. Elen Deming
As an art and science of sensory perception and cognition, aesthetics is a mode of...
Postrel puts it thus: ' Aesthetics is the way we communicate through the senses. It is the art of creating reactions ...
Bilingual Aesthetics (2004)
A New Sentimental Education by Doris Sommer
Aesthetics Is a Joke...
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Documents of NUS Architecture by Shiqiao Li, Belinda Ho
Aesthetics is a discipline like any other discipline. Epistemologicalfy, it begins with cognition first and then it is followed by re-cognition. Re-cognition is the systematics of cognition. This is why, those of inferior design capability shield behind all ...
Dictionary of Existentialism (2013)
by Haim Gordon
Aesthetics is frequently confused with the philosophy of art, given that an aesthetic experience is frequently equated with the experience of a work of ART; indeed, a work of art is seen as exemplifying an aesthetic experience. Undoubtedly ...
Dictionary of the Theatre (1998)
Terms, Concepts, and Analysis by Patrice Pavis, Christine Shantz
Aesthetics formulates a value judgment about the text, and endeavours to base it on clearly-established criteria (cf. questionnaire*). 2. Descriptive (or structural) aesthetics merely describes and enumerates the forms of theatre, classifying them ...
The Kant Dictionary (2014)
by Lucas Thorpe
Today 'Aesthetics' is the discipline that studies art and beauty, and other connected topics. The word 'aesthetic', which is derived from the Greek aisthanomai, meaning to perceive, feel or sense, had traditionally been used to mean having to ...
The Gadamer Dictionary (2011)
by Chris Lawn, Niall Keane
Aesthetics This is the branch ...
Harvard Dictionary of Music (1969)
by Willi Apel
AEOUNE AESTHETICS OF MUSIC the romantic period about 1800. Its intimate charm is beautifully described in Eduard Morike's poem "Die Aeolsharfe" with musical settings by Brahms and (especially) Hugo Wolf. Various attempts have been ...
by Philip Sheldrake
Accordingly, one pressing question, from the standpoint of religious aesthetics, has to do with what spiritual value to ascribe to home inally secular ...
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During a remotely presented Kinaesthetics lecture.
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- Moleskine Aesthetics
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- Vaulting Aesthetics
Bliss taking a good, hard look at the meditation room vaults at Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally's retreat site.
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- Imperfect aesthetics of simplicity
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- Architectural aesthetics
After all, a pleasure pier should be as pleasant to look at as it is to stroll on. This one manages the equation spectacularly.
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Video language resources about Aesthetics
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- Aesthetics Meaning
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- Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics
A Sketch Movies Sizzle-Doc of Artist Robert Williams latest body of work: "Opening the evening will be Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics by Steve "Sketch" ...
- The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding
Mark Johnson, Knight Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Oregon (Feb 20, 2007 at Middlebury College, Rohatyn Center for International Affairs)
- Aesthetics: Etymology & Definition
The word aesthetics derives from the Greek word aisthetikos, which means something relating to perception by the senses. Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy, ...
- Opening: Robert Williams "Slang Aesthetics" & "20 Years Under the Influence"
Video coverage of the opening of Robert Williams "Slang Aesthetics" & "20 Years Under the Influence" at LA Municipal Art Gallery. Video by Jordan Ahern.
- ROBERT WILLIAMS Artist Talk At LAMAG for SLANG AESTHETICS
As a part of the special programming for Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics! and '20 Years Under The Influence of Juxtapoz' artist Robert Williams gave a great ...
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Mr. "A" shares the Straight "A" Word of the Day - Aesthetics.
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- Constantinople: Reflections- 2. Aesthetics & Language
- Cultural aspects of Service Design - language - aesthetics
- Green Sense: The Aesthetics of Plants, Place and Language (Trueheart Academic Bridging Disciplines)
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ASL Aesthetics: A Collection of American Sign Language Stories and Poems
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Quotes about Aesthetics
Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined. (Friedrich Nietzsche)
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Scrabble value of A1E1S1T1H4E1T1I1C3S1
The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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