from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The science which deduces from nature and taste the rules and principles of art; the theory of the fine arts; the science of the beautiful, or that branch of philosophy which deals with its principles; the doctrines of taste.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of aesthetics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)


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