Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics

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Aesthetics is not a "factual" discipline; there are no aesthetic facts. The word itself is derived from the Greek word for "feeling" and the discipline arises because of the need to find a place for the passions within epistemology the branch of philosophy that investigates our beliefs. Aesthetics is more than just the study of beauty; it is a study of that which appeals to our senses, most often in connection with the classification, analysis, appreciation, and understanding of art. The Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics ...

Historical Dictionary of Aesthetics 2006, Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780810855397

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