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, the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the nature of art and the criteria of artistic judgment. The classical conception of art as the imitation of nature was formulated by Plato and developed by Aristotle in his Poetics,
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aesthetics

(sometimes US), esthetics
1. the branch of philosophy concerned with the study of such concepts as beauty, taste, etc.
2. the study of the rules and principles of art
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