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  1. Beauty and Beholders: Are Past Intuitions Correct?Owen Ewald & Ursula Krentz - 2012 - Essays in Philosophy 13 (2):5.
    This essay discusses four definitions of beauty from Western philosophy in light of recent experimental work from the more modern fields of psychology and biology. The first idea, derived from Plato, that beauty consists of relationships between parts, is partially confirmed by recent psychological experiments on infants and adults. The second idea, that beauty consists of one salient feature amid a mass of details, is more recent, perhaps from Hume, and is confirmed by some experiments on adults, but this finding (...)
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