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Smart, funny examinations of contemporary artists (Sebastian Smee, Boston Globe)

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Philosophy Metaphysics, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics, Aesthetics

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General

Portal

Aesthetics (Edited by Rafael De Clercq, PhilPapers)
Aesthetics Portal (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

aesthetics : a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty — Webster

Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names (Philosophy Pages), OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and taste, and with the creation and appreciation of beauty. It is more scientifically defined as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. — Wikipedia (Categories, Index of Articles)

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Britannica

Introduction


Aesthetics (Andrea Borghini, About.com)
Aesthetics (Philosophy Tube)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History

History of Aesthetics (Peter Lamarque, Oxford Bibliographies)
History of aesthetics before the 20th century (Wikipedia)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

Philosophy 66 Introduction to Aesthetics (Thomas W. Leddy, San Jose State University)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Organization

The American Society for Aesthetics, British Society of Aesthetics

News

The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (The American Society for Aesthetics)
British Journal of Aesthetics (British Society of Aesthetics)

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


The Philosophical Lexicon (Daniel Dennett and Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen)

Arts


Psychology of Art and Aesthetics (Pablo Tinio & Jeffrey Smith, Oxford Bibliographies)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Belief

Art and the nature of Belief (British Society of Aesthetics)

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Wiley: The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism: Table of Contents Table of Contents for The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. List of articles from both the latest and EarlyView issues.