Vocabulary - Aesthetics Arche Archetypal thinking Archetype...

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Aesthetics A philosophical reflection on art and the beautiful Arche First principle or basic substance from which everything ismade Archetypal thinking Universal recurrence of certain forms or arachetypes Archetype The original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype. a set of recurring types of characters or forms (from Plato) Atomists The theory that minute, discrete, finite, and indivisible elements are the ultimate constituents of all matter. Axiology Study of values, specially morality, includes ethics, aesthetics or religion Cosmogony Theory about the origins of the cosmos Cosmology The branch of metaphysics dealing with the study of the basin principles underlying the cosmos. Cosmos The world as an ordered whole Dialectic The art or practice of logical discussion as employed in investigating the truth of a theory or opinion. Dialectical Method Method of questioning used by Socrates to examine if what we assume is correct. You learn from the process of asking questions. Empiricism
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2010 for the course PHIL 1305 taught by Professor Gordon during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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Vocabulary - Aesthetics Arche Archetypal thinking Archetype...

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