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 Beauty - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Beauty: that something is beautiful expresses the positive evaluation of a sensory experience. For example, nature, fragrances, sounds and human emotions are perceived as beautiful. In the field of art, judgments about what is to be regarded as beautiful are subject to greater fluctuations or historical developments than in the sphere of natural perception. This need not be interpreted as evidence of subjective arbitrariness. Rather, judgments change with increasing knowledge. See also aesthetics, art, works of art, perception, judgments.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Ancient Philosophy Beauty   Ancient Philosophy
Aristotle Beauty   Aristotle
Gadamer, Hans-Georg Beauty   Gadamer, Hans-Georg
Herder, Johann Gottfried Beauty   Herder, Johann Gottfried
Kant, Immanuel Beauty   Kant, Immanuel
Plato Beauty   Plato
Quine, W.V.O. Beauty   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Thomas Aquinas Beauty   Thomas Aquinas

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