Aesthetics Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

1,912 words, approx. 7 pages
Aesthetic Experience An aesthetic experience arises in response to works of art or other aesthetic objects. Although the term aesthetic itself was not introduced until the eighteenth century, it is cl... Read more
2,047 words, approx. 7 pages
Aesthetic Judgment In recent analytic aesthetics, there have been two prominent questions about aesthetic judgments. One is how to distinguish aesthetic judgments from other judgments. Answering this ... Read more
2,843 words, approx. 10 pages
Aesthetic Qualities It is generally, although not universally, agreed among philosophers that there is an important distinction to be drawn between the aesthetic qualities of objects, especially art o... Read more
27 words, approx. 1 pages
Aesthetics The Encyclopedia features two very detailed survey entries, Aesthetics, History of, and Aesthetics, Problems of, as well as the following entries: Beauty; Humor; Metaphor; Tragedy; and Ugli... Read more
8,037 words, approx. 27 pages
Aesthetics, History of [addendum] Twentieth-Century Aesthetics Aesthetics continued to be intensively cultivated in all the main schools of twentieth-century philosophy. The following survey emphasize... Read more
18,841 words, approx. 63 pages
Aesthetics, History Of In the West, the history of systematic philosophizing about the arts begins with Plato. But his great achievement was preceded, and prepared for, by certain developments in the ... Read more
7,415 words, approx. 25 pages
Aesthetics, Problems Of The philosophical discipline of aesthetics deals with conceptual problems arising out of the critical examination of art and the aesthetic. Monroe Beardsley subtitled his 1958 ... Read more
3,904 words, approx. 14 pages
Art, Expression In Art is an expressive business, few would deny, but this assertion has meant quite different things to the large number of thinkers who have contemplated the concept of aesthetic exp... Read more