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Aesthetics

Physical beauty. It is an important concept in marketing because consumers may be more inclined to buy a product they find aesthetically pleasing.
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Wiseman thus creates a dialogue between Levi-Strauss, artists, poets, and esthetic thinkers and in this way makes apparent the link between anthropology and esthetics.
By bringing together science and esthetics, the scientist and the artist, the anthropological object and the work of art, Wiseman troubles the boundaries that separate each pair and reveals instead what it is they share.
Conclusions: Both cases show nice results meeting the orthodontists' treatment goals as well as providing an esthetic treatment modality.
The patient was treated in 10 months with an esthetic and removable treatment modality.
Health Challenged Esthetics (HCE), the training and education community for the skin care professional, prepares licensed estheticians to provide comfort and relief to individuals with various skin sensitivities.
Instead of celebrating Croce's "grandeur of the individual spirit" by releasing the art form vertically into a platonic or Kantian sphere of esthetic transcendence, Plath takes the survivor's experience of suffering and oppression - its shame, its destruction, its courage - and inserts it laterally into historical and esthetic experience.
Neo-avant-garde positions such as arte povera find themselves continuously confronted with the question of whether and how, given the totalizing demands of spectacle culture, spaces and practices of resistance can remain open at all and still allow for the cultural articulation of concepts of subjectivity that would retain the affective, cognitive, and mnemonic differentiation of experience implicit in the definition of the esthetic.
The predominance of painting is not only an esthetic choice, it has to do with content.
Esthetic soft tissue management of teeth and implants.
Completed well before Seattle grunge took the punk-metal esthetic into the mainstream, Rock and the Pop Narcotic was an attempt to write '80s underground rock into history.