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Definition of "aesthesis" [æs•the•sis]

  • Alternative spelling of esthesis. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aesthesis" in a sentence
  • "The English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) distinguished '' aesthesis '' - a kind of 'animal consciousness of the pleasantness' of the object - from '' theoria '' - the sense that beauty has a spiritual core."
  • "Sri Aurobindo's "prescription for a spiritualized aesthesis" rids us from the burden of "responsibility" dogging or any nagging sense of lack or guilt."
  • "Words refer to something; perception (aesthesis in Greek) involves perceptibles; knowledge requires a known."