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Synonyms for aesthetics

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

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With Manila hosting the summit of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) this week, it may be relevant to discuss 'Asean aesthetics.
Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art, 2nd Edition
The objective of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the perception of dental aesthetics among students of Hail University from different educational backgrounds using the Aesthetic Component (AC) of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need.
com)-- Northwest Aesthetic, an award winning leader in the non-surgical medical aesthetics industry introduces Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments to their service offerings.
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.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 21, 2014-GC Aesthetics secures USD60m in fresh funds
Target: Global Consolidated Aesthetics Ltd (GC Aesthetics)
of Illinois) critically examines, by way of Romantic literature, how and why aesthetics is associated with political organization.
In the first chapter Saxena surveys the progress of the area of knowledge called aesthetics from the German philosopher Alexander Baumgarten (1735) till the modernist period that covers linguistic analysis and existential phenomenology--through the symbolists like Susan Larger, formalists like Clive Bell with some hints on the Indian (Sanskrit) perspectives in discussing casa theory in understanding various art forms--theatre, poetry, music, sculpture and dance.
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.
A Different Story: Aesthetics and the History of Western Music