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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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By locating esthetics as important to Levi-Strauss's anthropology, Wiseman can also argue that Levi-Strauss has something to offer to esthetic theory.
Extrusion of her maxillary laterals and canines was attempted to achieve the esthetic alignment of the maxillary anteriors.
As a whole, this book succeeds in educating and updating dentists in the common practices--vast as they are--of esthetic dentistry.
1 Dentistry is taught as a subject that revolves around the art and science of esthetics and function of the masticatory apparatus and its surrounding structures.
The Morag Currin Method of Oncology Esthetics (MCMOE) specifically focuses on providing education in modalities, proper techniques and ingredients that support individuals undergoing or recovering from cancer therapy treatments.
It comes as no surprise, given his lack of academic training and his decisively pragmatic biases, that Continental philosophy is a somewhat muddled area for him, even though Homemade Esthetics demonstrates that Greenberg has read Kant's Critique of Judgment more attentively than most of those who have reproached him for his alleged Kantianism.
To claim that Still/Here represents a monstrous conflation of the existential condition of the person with AIDS and the esthetic conventions that determine his or her "identity" as an actor in an AIDs-related performance is barely credible from a critic of such sophistication and experience.
Put differently: between the plight of the technocratic instrumentality of Modernism and the fascist fatalities of the de Chirico legacy, a post-Modern esthetic had to be developed that resisted both--the spectacularization of cultural memory just as much as the sudden congruence between techno-scientific avant-garde paradigms and corporate design.
To the same extent that Hume was condemned for destroying the foundations of faith and morality (until Beattie restored them), Warhol was seen as a contemporary destroyer of spiritual and esthetic values.
The Atlantis Abutment in Zirconia provides exceptional esthetic results with the utmost simplicity and assures clinicians of unmatched strength, reliability, and precision for even the most demanding cases.
This very surprising exhibition marked a decisive change in the tactics and esthetics of Lynda Benglis--presenting what at first seemed to be an artistic about-face.
By combining esthetics, strength, precision, reliability and simplicity in one product, the Atlantis Abutment in Zirconia delivers the ultimate esthetic solution to clinicians, labs and patients.