I would suggest: Thinking Through Aesthetics,
by Marilyn G. Stewart, Davis Publications, 1997
Aesthetics is about the ability to ask questions.
This book is the best out there.
Peggy Woolsey wrote:
> To Diane and others who work at the post secondary level:
> What would you have entry level students in an introductory aesthetics
> course read? Are there authors whose work would "help students
> understand the meanings that visual images can impart"?