Expressing aesthetic judgments in context

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Aesthetic judgments are often expressed by means of predicates that, unlike ‘beautiful’ or ‘ugly’, are not primarily aesthetic, or even evaluative, such as ‘intense’ and ‘harrowing’. This paper aims to explain how such adjectives can convey a value-judgment, and one, moreover, whose positive or negative valence depends on the context.
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Aesthetic Adjectives.McNally, Louise & Stojanovic, Isidora

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On Linguistic Evidence for Expressivism.Ruiz, Andrés Soria & Stojanovic, Isidora

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