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Poll: Is Beauty Objective?

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

There is massive disagreement about the ontology of beauty. For many today, beauty is merely in the eye of the beholder. For others, beauty is an objective reality. I’ve thought a lot about this over …

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10 Days of Aesthetics: Disgust (Day 8)

Piss Christ by Andre Serrano

*Read this series from the beginning.*  If ugly is the ontological opposite of pretty then disgust may be the ontological opposite of beauty. Kant closely ties the concepts of disgust and ugly. However, while Kant …

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