Aesthetics

Aesthetics

Judgments of aesthetic value clearly rely on our ability to discriminate at a sensory level. Aesthetics examines our affective domain response to an object or phenomenon. Immanuel Kant, writing in 1790, observes of a man “If he says that canary wine is agreeable he is quite content if someone else corrects his terms and reminds […]

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Appearances Are Deceptive

We spend a lot of time checking our appearances in the mirror. Is that because our appearance is important to us or to other people? Our appearance is the aspect that one may see from the exterior/outside parts of our body. It is the first thing that other people see; therefore the one that will […]

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Aesthetics of the Age of Enlightenment

The age of Enlightenment is characterized by the emergence of a value system that is based on reason, and it was a reaction against what was judged to be Church dogma.

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