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Beauty in Everyday Life. On the Theory of Aesthetic Experience

Text: Peter Tepe | Summary

Experiences of beauty in everyday life are often „this looks good“ experiences. They presuppose a simple sensory experience. In experiences of beauty, we intuitively examine the characteristics of sensual experience for coherence with a certain aesthetic norm. Various different aesthetic value systems control our experiences of beauty. A dogmatic, as well as an undogmatic form can represent an aesthetic value system.

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Picture above the text: Peter Tepe: Four versions of schön (2019). Photo: Till Bödeker.

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