Eastern and Western Aesthetics

2020-07-16T00:32:22+03:00By |Categories: Essays|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Aesthetics is a philosophical discipline, and its subject matter is art, or more accurately, fine art. The word aesthetics is derived from the Greek word for “science of sensations” or “science of emotions”, although this definition fails to do full justice to the concept of aesthetics, as aesthetics today is also used to refer to the “philosophy of art” or the “philosophy of fine art”. Aesthetics is the science of beauty, investigating the essence of art and laws of evolution, but also various manifestations of beauty. Aesthetics cannot be reduced to an examination of the sensory pleasure derived from [...]