Aesthetics

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Introduction1

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)

Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, OneLook

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

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

Outline

Outline of Aesthetics (Wikipedia)

Portal

Aesthetics Portal (American Society for Aesthetics)
Aesthetics (Edited by Rafael De Clercq, PhilPapers)

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Preservation

History

The Concept of the Aesthetic (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Aestheticism (Wikipedia)

History of Aesthetics (Peter Lamarque, Oxford Bibliographies)
History of aesthetics (Wikipedia)

Texts SourcesThe Value of Knowledge: A Miniature Library of Philosophy (Andy Blunden)
Early Modern Philosophy Texts

Quotation

Wikiquote, Quotations Page

Library

Library of Congress Call Number BH Aesthetics (UPenn Online Books)

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

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Participation

Education

Who decides what art means? (Hayley Levitt, TED-Ed)

Aesthetics Teaching Materials (American Society for Aesthetics)
Aesthetics Tools (Philosopher’s Toolkit, Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Course

Crash Course Philosophy (YouTube)

Philosophy 66 Introduction to Aesthetics (Thomas W. Leddy, San Jose State University)

Community

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (Walter Benjamin, WorldCat)
Components of aesthetic experience: aesthetic fascination, aesthetic appraisal, and aesthetic emotion (Slobodan Marković, Iperception)

Organization

International Association for Aesthetics
The American Society for Aesthetics
British Society of Aesthetics

News

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

Book

Books on Aesthetics (American Society for Aesthetics)
ISBNdb

Bibliography

Bibliographies on Aesthetics (American Society for Aesthetics)

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Fun

Arts

Psychology of Art and Aesthetics (Pablo Tinio & Jeffrey Smith, Oxford Bibliographies)
Aesthetics and Philosophy of the Arts (Paideia Project)
Art & Aesthetics (WorldCat)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

Belief

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

Future

The Future of Aesthetics (American Society for Aesthetics)

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form
Foundation
Theory
Philosophy Metaphysics, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics, Aesthetics
System, Cycle, Structure, Growth, Complexity, Control, Disturbance, Entropy, Chaos
Process, Manage, Design, Prototype, Implement, Assess, Revise, Maintain

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Notes

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