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

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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 See also Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Dictionary of Philosophical Terms & Names (Philosophy Pages)

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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

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Introduction

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

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History

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

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Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

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

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Philosophy 66 Introduction to Aesthetics (Thomas W. Leddy, San Jose State University)
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The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
British Journal of Aesthetics
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Art & Aesthetics (Benedict Beckeld)
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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)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism Wiley Online Library : The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism

  • Artist and Aesthete: A Dual Portrait
    by JERROLD LEVINSON on November 3, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Two of the principal roles or positions in the aesthetic/artistic situation are those of artist and aesthete. The former is obviously primarily a creative role, while the latter is obviously primarily an appreciative role. And these roles, as we know, are also interdependent: aesthetes would have little, or at any rate less, to appreciate without artists, while artists would have little, or at any rate less, creative motivation without appreciators, with aesthetes as the most important vanguard […]

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  • In Advance of the Broken Theory: Philosophy and...
    by SHERRI IRVIN, JULIAN DODD on November 3, 2017 at 8:31 am

    We discuss how analysis of contemporary artworks has shaped philosophical theories about the concept of art, the ontology of art, and artistic media. The rapid expansion, during the contemporary period, of the kinds of things that can count as artworks has prompted a shift toward procedural definitions, which focus on how artworks are selected, and away from definitions that focus exclusively on artworks’ features or effects. Some contemporary artworks challenge the traditional […]

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