Unformatted text preview: What is the origin and nature of a sense of beauty? Is this sense specific to the individual, the culture, or is it universal? Beauty is a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, idea, etc. that provides observers a perceptual experience of pleasure, emotion, meaning, or satisfaction. Sense of beauty exists in our world even when human has not yet existed. Animal senses beauty while they are choosing spouse. Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy which studies the nature of beauty, art, and taste, and with the creation, appreciation and sense of beauty. Is sense of beauty specific to the individual, the culture, or is it universal? Sense of beauty is actually not Universal; instead, it is specific to the individual, the culture, and the era. A few examples will be used to explain why. Sense of beauty is specific to the individual. When there are two beauties, it’s impossible to say which one is more beautiful. You may think the first one is more beautiful, but in my opinion, I which one is more beautiful....
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course PHIL 130 taught by Professor Waynejones during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.
- Spring '11