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ID: 300054280
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300054280

 

Record Type: concept
aesthetics (philosophy, humanities, ... Disciplines (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Appreciation or criticism of the beautiful. The term refers to a branch of Western philosophy concerned primarily with the fine arts, although it may also be used in the context of the appreciation of natural beauty. Usage of the term dates from the 18th century, although historical discussions regarding issues now called "aesthetics" date from Antiquity.
 
Terms:
aesthetics (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)  ............ from the Greek aisthesis (meaning "perception")
esthetics (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
esthetica (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
estetica (C,U,Italian-P,D,U,U)
esthetiek (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
schoonheidsleer (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
esthétique (C,U,French-P,D,U,N)
Ästhetik (C,U,German,AD,U,N)
estética (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,N)
estetik (C,U,Swedish-P,D,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KD

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Disciplines (hierarchy name)
.... Disciplines (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of disciplines (concept)
........ disciplines (concept) (G)
Hierarchy of humanities
............ humanities (G)
Hierarchy of philosophy
................ philosophy (G)
Hierarchy of aesthetics
.................... aesthetics (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Disciplines (hierarchy name)
.... Disciplines (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of disciplines (concept)
........ disciplines (concept) (G)
Hierarchy of social sciences
............ social sciences (G)
Hierarchy of education
................ education (G)
Hierarchy of <education by subject>
.................... <education by subject> (G)
Hierarchy of art education
........................ art education (G)
Hierarchy of discipline-based art education
............................ discipline-based art education (G)
Hierarchy of aesthetics
................................ aesthetics (G)
 
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of philosophical concepts
........ philosophical concepts (G)
Hierarchy of aesthetic concepts
............ aesthetic concepts (G)
Hierarchy of aesthetics
................ aesthetics (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Tak van de filosofie die waarneembare schoonheid bestudeert in de kunst en natuur, samen met de intellectuele en emotionele reacties op schoonheid. 
Spanish ..... Rama de la filosofía que estudia la belleza perceptible en el arte y naturaleza, junto con las respuestas intelectuales y emocionales a la belleza. 

Related concepts:
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  philosophy of art
..................................................  (philosophy, humanities, ... Disciplines (hierarchy name)) [300312347]
practiced/ studied by ....  aestheticians
......................................  (philosophers, <people in the humanities>, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300025570]

Sources and Contributors:
aesthetics............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AATA database (2002-) 120226 checked 26 January 2012
.......................  Avery Index (1963-) (source AAT)
.......................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.......................  Canadian Thesaurus of Construction Science and Technology (1978)
.......................  Canadian Urban Thesaurus (1979) A3
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Concise Columbia Encyclopedia (1983)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term AATA - 3/91
.......................  Curl, Encyclopedia of Architectural Terms (1993)
.......................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987) Vol. 5, 28
.......................  Fowler, ed., Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, rev. ed. (1987)
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
.......................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
.......................  Lucie-Smith, Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (1986)
.......................  Oxford Companion to Art (1984) 12
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1961)
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.......................  Pierce, From Abacus to Zeus (1987) 2
.......................  Preble and Preble, Artforms (1989) 9
.......................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
.......................  RIBA, Architectural Keywords (1982)
.......................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
.......................  Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms (1991) dmct
.......................  Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms (1992)
.......................  UNESCO Thesaurus (1977)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
.......................  Worcester Art Museum Library, List of subject headings, unpub. (1976)
Ästhetik............  [VP]
.................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
estetica............  [VP]
.................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
estética............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
.................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:1227
.................  Souriau, Diccionario Akal de Estética (1998) 535
estetik............  [VP]
.................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
esthetica............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
esthetics............  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987) Vol. 5, 28
....................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
....................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
....................  Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms (1992)
....................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
....................  Worcester Art Museum Library, List of subject headings, unpub. (1976)
esthetiek............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
esthétique............  [VP]
.......................  IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
schoonheidsleer............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 120226 checked 26 January 2012
............  RIBA, Architectural Keywords (1982) 68, precoor.; Colour: aesthetics; precoor.; Art theory, aesthetics; Architectural theory, aesthetics
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) Walton, Kendall L., "Aesthetics," accessed 24 February 2010
.......... IFLA Glossary for Art Librarians (1984)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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