Category: Aesthetic Module

Aesthetic: A La Fin

In all honesty, I chose the New Aesthetic module because I didn’t want to be lumped into a big group if I chose one of the newer modules. Regardless, I also chose to do the history of aestheticism because I kinda didn’t know what in tarnation New Aestheticism was. And, you know, you have to know your roots and your… Read more →

Aesthetic: Head to Head

So, have we lost the kind of aesthetic Plato and Aristotle and all the other philosophers tried to present? Plato’s aesthetic focused on the concept of beauty. There was a universal beauty that was and simply is. Beauty was beauty whether that made sense or not. And it kind of doesn’t. Aristotle observed beauty through the eyes of those that… Read more →

Aesthetic: Nowadays

Aesthetic nowadays is more simplified, at least in the eyes of the people that most use the term. And according to Urban Dictionary, those people tend to be Tumblr users. Aesthetic is, apparently, “Something that tumblr weirdo’s say way too often and use it for every damn thing under the sun. A generally annoying word.” Of course, Urban Dictionary is… Read more →

Aesthetic: Back in the Day

The term “aesthetic” and its original concept began in Greece. It started out as a philosophy and that philosophy was beauty. Because, you know, Athenians were well known for their art and culture and their beautiful aesthetic, if you will. Aestheticism to them was the study and theory behind beauty and all that encompassed it. They sought to understand why… Read more →