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Beauty Bay

The term “beauty” refers to a trait of a thing that makes it delightful to look at. Landscapes, sunsets, people, and works of art are examples of such objects. Aesthetics, one of the major branches of philosophy, is concerned with beauty, as well as art and taste. Its good aesthetic value is contrasted with its negative antithesis, ugliness. It is one of the transcendentals, together with truth and goodness, that is frequently regarded as the three essential notions of human cognition. Beauty bay

The fact that beauty has both objective and subjective characteristics makes it difficult to comprehend: it is perceived as a property of things while simultaneously being dependent on the emotional response of observers. Beauty is said to be subjective due to its subjective nature.

It has been argued that the ability on the side of the subject needed to perceive and judge beauty, sometimes referred to as the “sense of taste”, can be trained and that the verdicts of experts coincide in the long run. This would suggest that the standards of validity of judgments of beauty are intersubjective, i.e. dependent on a group of judges, rather than fully subjective or fully objective.

Conceptions of beauty aim to capture what is essential to all beautiful things. Classical conceptions define beauty in terms of the relation between the beautiful object as a whole and its parts: the parts should stand in the right proportion to each other and thus compose an integrated harmonious whole. Hedonist conceptions see a necessary connection between pleasure and beauty, e.g. that for an object to be beautiful is for it to cause disinterested