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aesthetics: (n) a branch of philosophy that deals with beauty, and the appreciation of beauty in art
avante-garde: (adj) new or experimental art that often radically and intentionally eschews traditional forms and values
content: (n) ideas that comprise the meaning of a work of art
eroticism: (n) philosophy of the aesthetics of sexual desire
form: (n) physical composition of a work of art, or its style
hegemony: (adj) term to indicate the prevailing dominance of an idea, concept, or set of values
hermeneutics: (n) theory and practice of interpreting texts, especially Biblical or other religious or philosophical materials
mimetic theory: (n) theory that all art is an imitation of (or mimicry) nature/reality
philistinism: (n) derogatory term for adhering to a bourgeois set of values that does not appreciate aesthetics or art
Stoicism: (n) philosophical movement wherein people achieve tranquility of mind by abstaining from the false reality caused by having emotions (such as fear or joy)
Symbolism: (n) movement in art and literature that rejected realism; artists employed symbolic images, themes, or motifs to suggest meaning