aesthetics


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(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

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The little it saw of her was in the Bois for a few hours every year, riding by the side of a man of unique distinction and of exclusive tastes, devoted to the cult of aesthetic impressions; a man of whom, as far as aspect, manner, and behaviour goes, she might have been the daughter.
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She also brings Kant into relation with the field known as Everyday Aesthetics and reserves some of her sharpest critical comments for the latter.
Together, editors Jason Jacobs, an Associate Professor of Film and Television at the University of Queensland, Australia, and Steven Peacock, a reader in Film and Television Aesthetics at the University of Hertfordshire, present a volume of essays which convincingly argues that the discipline of Television Studies would benefit from a discussion of style and aesthetics.
GC Aesthetics has secured $40m in funding from new investor OrbiMed, alongwith almost $20m from current investors including Montreux Equity Partners and Oyster Capital.
of Illinois) critically examines, by way of Romantic literature, how and why aesthetics is associated with political organization.
However their purpose is much deeper than that: one could say that they are attempting a major revision of aesthetics itself, unifying it by placing functional beauty at its core.
Prominent Bulgarian philosopher and professor of aesthetics Isaac Passi died on August 13, aged 82.
BORIS WISEMAN, Levi-Strauss, Anthropology and Aesthetics.
The field of interiors provides faster opportunities for the evolution of designer's aesthetics than base building architecture as the work is done at a much faster rate than exteriors--approximately every 10-15 years as leases expire.
Professor Pontynen questions the value of art in a world framed by the assumption of dogmatic aesthetics, instead of validating the search for truth, beauty, and goodness.
Yet despite her laudable corrective intentions, it takes more than an increase in women artists (with a statistical breakdown courtesy of the Guerrilla Girls) and a return to "Womanhouse" aesthetics (such as Joana Vasconcelos's tampon chandelier) to instigate a mordant debate about gender politics and sexual difference.
Lawrence Hogue pursues texts written by African American male writers of the twentieth century who have not only been "neglected," but who have figured in literature and history, particularly within the cultural networks of normative definitions and European and American institutions, as non-agential, passive, romantic objects defined by the values and aesthetics of the white and African American middle-classes.