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Aesthetics and the Native American Navajo culture

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Explain the term aesthetics as related to Navajo philosophy and other cultures.

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Problem: Explain the term aesthetics as related to Navajo philosophy and other cultures.

Solution: Aesthetics is the evaluation of an object, or thing, in terms of its beauty, fitness or appropriateness.

aes·thet·ics or es·thet·ics (s-thtks)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb)
a. The branch of philosophy that deals with the nature and expression of beauty, as in the fine arts.
b. In Kantian philosophy, the branch of metaphysics concerned with the laws of perception.
2. (used with a sing. verb) The study of the psychological responses to beauty and artistic experiences.
3. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) A conception of what is artistically ...

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This solution provides a definition of aesthetics, with Web-bassed URL reference, and OTA commentary of how this term relates to Native American Indian (Navajo) culture and philosophy. The explanation is given in 418 words.

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