Beauty

Cosma / Communication / Knowledge / Form / Inspiration / Wonder / Beauty

Order is the shape upon which beauty depends. — Pearl Buck

—————————

Introduction1

Dictionary

beauty : the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit — Webster

Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, OneLook

Thesaurus

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

Encyclopedia

Beauty is commonly described as a feature of objects that makes these objects pleasurable to perceive. Such objects include landscapes, sunsets, humans and works of art. Beauty, together with art and taste, is the main subject of aesthetics, one of the major branches of philosophy. As a positive aesthetic value, it is contrasted with ugliness as its negative counterpart. It is often listed as one of the three fundamental concepts of human understanding besides truth and goodness. — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica

———————

Foundation

Philosophy

———————-

Innovation

Science

————————–

Preservation

History

Quotation

Quotations Page, Wikiquote

Museum

Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty (Museum of Fine Arts)

Library

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

—————————

Participation

Education

Beauty in the Word: Rethinking the Foundations of Education (Stratford Caldecott)

MERLOT

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

News

NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

———————-

Expression

Arts

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

returntotop

——–

Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Form

Inspiration

Adventure Exploration, Trail, Quest
Imagination Fiction, Whimsy, Wish, Dream, Folly, Hope
Wonder Curiosity, Mystery, Truth, Beauty

——

Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.