Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Beauty

Index Beauty

Beauty is a characteristic of an animal, idea, object, person or place that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. [1]

88 relations: Adornment, Aesthetic salon (Japan), Aesthetics, Age of Enlightenment, Ancient Greek architecture, Ancient Greek philosophy, Ancient philosophy, Augustine of Hippo, Averageness, Beauty (ancient thought), Beauty pageant, Beauty: In the Eyes of the Beheld, Bishōnen, Black is beautiful, Body modification, Charisma, CNN, Contentment, Culture, Eating disorder, Edmund Burke, Elegance, Emotional well-being, Eurocentrism, Eva Ritvo, Experimental aesthetics, Fatima Lodhi, Female body shape, Femininity, Francis Galton, Francis Hutcheson (philosopher), Friedrich Nietzsche, Giorgio Vasari, Glamour (presentation), Golden ratio, Gothic art, Guy Sircello, Harmony, Human physical appearance, Humanism, Idea, Immanuel Kant, Integrity, Intelligence, Internalized racism, Japanese idol, John Keats, Koine Greek, Koinophilia, Location, ..., Lookism, Malèna, Mathematics, Nature, Nature (philosophy), Neuroesthetics, Object (philosophy), Orbitofrontal cortex, Pakistan, Perception, Personality type, Philosophy, Physical attractiveness, Pleasure, Politeness, Popular culture, Postmodernism, Pre-Socratic philosophy, Processing fluency theory of aesthetic pleasure, Pythagoras, Ratio, RealAudio, Renaissance, Sexual attraction, Social comparison theory, Social psychology, Sociology, Subjectivity, Sublime (philosophy), Telegraph Media Group, The Daily Telegraph, The Name of the Rose, Ugly Betty, Umberto Eco, Unattractiveness, Waist–hip ratio, WarnerMedia, Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. Expand index (38 more) »

Adornment

An adornment is generally an accessory or ornament worn to enhance the beauty or status of the wearer.

New!!: Beauty and Adornment · See more »

Aesthetic salon (Japan)

Japanese aesthetic salons are popular establishments in Japan where men and women go to receive a great variety of mostly non-surgical beauty treatments, including hair removal, slimming treatments, and facial care.

New!!: Beauty and Aesthetic salon (Japan) · See more »

Aesthetics

Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

New!!: Beauty and Aesthetics · See more »

Age of Enlightenment

The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".

New!!: Beauty and Age of Enlightenment · See more »

Ancient Greek architecture

The architecture of ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland, the Peloponnese, the Aegean Islands, and in colonies in Anatolia and Italy for a period from about 900 BC until the 1st century AD, with the earliest remaining architectural works dating from around 600 BC.

New!!: Beauty and Ancient Greek architecture · See more »

Ancient Greek philosophy

Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BC and continued throughout the Hellenistic period and the period in which Ancient Greece was part of the Roman Empire.

New!!: Beauty and Ancient Greek philosophy · See more »

Ancient philosophy

This page lists some links to ancient philosophy.

New!!: Beauty and Ancient philosophy · See more »

Augustine of Hippo

Saint Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430) was a Roman African, early Christian theologian and philosopher from Numidia whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy.

New!!: Beauty and Augustine of Hippo · See more »

Averageness

In physical attractiveness studies, averageness describes the physical beauty that results from averaging the facial features of people of the same gender and approximately the same age.

New!!: Beauty and Averageness · See more »

Beauty (ancient thought)

Beauty for ancient thinkers existed both in form, which is the material world as it is, and as embodied in the spirit, which is the world of mental formations.

New!!: Beauty and Beauty (ancient thought) · See more »

Beauty pageant

A beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants, although most contests have evolved to also incorporate personality traits, intelligence, talent, and answers to judges' questions as judged criteria.

New!!: Beauty and Beauty pageant · See more »

Beauty: In the Eyes of the Beheld

Beauty: In the Eyes of the Beheld is a 2008 American documentary film that explores what it is like to be a beautiful woman through interviews of eight American women considered physically beautiful.

New!!: Beauty and Beauty: In the Eyes of the Beheld · See more »

Bishōnen

is a Japanese term literally meaning "beautiful youth (boy)" and describes an aesthetic that can be found in disparate areas in East Asia: a young man whose beauty (and sexual appeal) transcends the boundary of gender or sexual orientation.

New!!: Beauty and Bishōnen · See more »

Black is beautiful

Black is beautiful is a cultural movement that was started in the US in the 1960s by African Americans.

New!!: Beauty and Black is beautiful · See more »

Body modification

Body modification (or body alteration) is the deliberate altering of the human anatomy or human physical appearance.

New!!: Beauty and Body modification · See more »

Charisma

The term charisma (pl. charismata, adj. charismatic) has two senses.

New!!: Beauty and Charisma · See more »

CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

New!!: Beauty and CNN · See more »

Contentment

Contentment is a mental or emotional state of satisfaction maybe drawn from being at ease in one's situation, body and mind.

New!!: Beauty and Contentment · See more »

Culture

Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

New!!: Beauty and Culture · See more »

Eating disorder

An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health.

New!!: Beauty and Eating disorder · See more »

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke (12 January 17309 July 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman born in Dublin, as well as an author, orator, political theorist and philosopher, who after moving to London in 1750 served as a member of parliament (MP) between 1766 and 1794 in the House of Commons with the Whig Party.

New!!: Beauty and Edmund Burke · See more »

Elegance

Elegance is beauty that shows unusual effectiveness and simplicity.

New!!: Beauty and Elegance · See more »

Emotional well-being

The implications of decreased emotional well-being are related to mental health concerns such as stress, depression, and anxiety.

New!!: Beauty and Emotional well-being · See more »

Eurocentrism

Eurocentrism (also Western-centrism) is a worldview centered on and biased towards Western civilization.

New!!: Beauty and Eurocentrism · See more »

Eva Ritvo

Eva Ritvo is an American television and radio personality, author, and psychiatrist most noted for her work on women's empowerment issues and self-help books.

New!!: Beauty and Eva Ritvo · See more »

Experimental aesthetics

Experimental aesthetics is a field of psychology founded by Gustav Theodor Fechner in the 19th century.

New!!: Beauty and Experimental aesthetics · See more »

Fatima Lodhi

Fatima Lodhi (born 29 September) is a social activist; who is also known as the "Champion of Diversity" because of the step that she has taken by launching 'Dark is Divine', the first anti-colorism campaign from Pakistan.

New!!: Beauty and Fatima Lodhi · See more »

Female body shape

Female body shape or female figure is the cumulative product of a woman's skeletal structure and the quantity and distribution of muscle and fat on the body.

New!!: Beauty and Female body shape · See more »

Femininity

Femininity (also called girlishness, womanliness or womanhood) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with girls and women.

New!!: Beauty and Femininity · See more »

Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton, FRS (16 February 1822 – 17 January 1911) was an English Victorian era statistician, progressive, polymath, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, and psychometrician.

New!!: Beauty and Francis Galton · See more »

Francis Hutcheson (philosopher)

Francis Hutcheson (8 August 1694 – 8 August 1746) was an Irish philosopher born in Ulster to a family of Scottish Presbyterians who became known as one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment.

New!!: Beauty and Francis Hutcheson (philosopher) · See more »

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.

New!!: Beauty and Friedrich Nietzsche · See more »

Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari (30 July 1511 – 27 June 1574) was an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian, most famous today for his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, considered the ideological foundation of art-historical writing.

New!!: Beauty and Giorgio Vasari · See more »

Glamour (presentation)

Glamour is the impression of attraction or fascination that a particularly luxurious or elegant appearance creates, an impression which intensifies reality.

New!!: Beauty and Glamour (presentation) · See more »

Golden ratio

In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities.

New!!: Beauty and Golden ratio · See more »

Gothic art

Gothic art was a style of medieval art that developed in Northern France out of Romanesque art in the 12th century AD, led by the concurrent development of Gothic architecture.

New!!: Beauty and Gothic art · See more »

Guy Sircello

Guy Sircello (1936–1992) was an American philosopher best known for his analytic approach to philosophical aesthetics.

New!!: Beauty and Guy Sircello · See more »

Harmony

In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.

New!!: Beauty and Harmony · See more »

Human physical appearance

Human physical appearance is the outward phenotype or look of human beings.

New!!: Beauty and Human physical appearance · See more »

Humanism

Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.

New!!: Beauty and Humanism · See more »

Idea

In philosophy, ideas are usually taken as mental representational images of some object.

New!!: Beauty and Idea · See more »

Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy.

New!!: Beauty and Immanuel Kant · See more »

Integrity

Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, or moral uprightness.

New!!: Beauty and Integrity · See more »

Intelligence

Intelligence has been defined in many different ways to include the capacity for logic, understanding, self-awareness, learning, emotional knowledge, reasoning, planning, creativity, and problem solving.

New!!: Beauty and Intelligence · See more »

Internalized racism

Internalized racism is defined as the internalization by people of racist attitudes towards members of their own ethnic group, including themselves.

New!!: Beauty and Internalized racism · See more »

Japanese idol

In Japanese pop culture is a term typically used to refer to young manufactured stars/starlets marketed to be admired for their cuteness.

New!!: Beauty and Japanese idol · See more »

John Keats

John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.

New!!: Beauty and John Keats · See more »

Koine Greek

Koine Greek,.

New!!: Beauty and Koine Greek · See more »

Koinophilia

Koinophilia is an evolutionary hypothesis proposing that during sexual selection, animals preferentially seek mates with a minimum of unusual or mutant features, including functionality, appearance and behavior.

New!!: Beauty and Koinophilia · See more »

Location

The terms location and place in geography are used to identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere.

New!!: Beauty and Location · See more »

Lookism

Lookism is discriminatory treatment toward people considered physically unattractive; mainly in the workplace but also in social settings.

New!!: Beauty and Lookism · See more »

Malèna

Malèna is a 2000 romantic comedy-drama film starring Monica Bellucci and Giuseppe Sulfaro.

New!!: Beauty and Malèna · See more »

Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

New!!: Beauty and Mathematics · See more »

Nature

Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or universe.

New!!: Beauty and Nature · See more »

Nature (philosophy)

Nature has two inter-related meanings in philosophy.

New!!: Beauty and Nature (philosophy) · See more »

Neuroesthetics

Neuroesthetics (not to be confused with the concept of Neuroaesthetics) is a relatively recent sub-discipline of empirical aesthetics.

New!!: Beauty and Neuroesthetics · See more »

Object (philosophy)

An object is a technical term in modern philosophy often used in contrast to the term subject.

New!!: Beauty and Object (philosophy) · See more »

Orbitofrontal cortex

The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) is a prefrontal cortex region in the frontal lobes in the brain which is involved in the cognitive processing of decision-making.

New!!: Beauty and Orbitofrontal cortex · See more »

Pakistan

Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Beauty and Pakistan · See more »

Perception

Perception (from the Latin perceptio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.

New!!: Beauty and Perception · See more »

Personality type

Personality type refers to the psychological classification of different types of individuals.

New!!: Beauty and Personality type · See more »

Philosophy

Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

New!!: Beauty and Philosophy · See more »

Physical attractiveness

Physical attractiveness is the degree to which a person's physical features are considered aesthetically pleasing or beautiful.

New!!: Beauty and Physical attractiveness · See more »

Pleasure

Pleasure is a broad class of mental states that humans and other animals experience as positive, enjoyable, or worth seeking.

New!!: Beauty and Pleasure · See more »

Politeness

Politeness is the practical application of good manners or etiquette.

New!!: Beauty and Politeness · See more »

Popular culture

Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.

New!!: Beauty and Popular culture · See more »

Postmodernism

Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.

New!!: Beauty and Postmodernism · See more »

Pre-Socratic philosophy

A number of early Greek philosophers active before and during the time of Socrates are collectively known as the Pre-Socratics.

New!!: Beauty and Pre-Socratic philosophy · See more »

Processing fluency theory of aesthetic pleasure

The processing fluency theory of aesthetic pleasure is a theory in psychological aesthetics on how people experience beauty.

New!!: Beauty and Processing fluency theory of aesthetic pleasure · See more »

Pythagoras

Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of the Pythagoreanism movement.

New!!: Beauty and Pythagoras · See more »

Ratio

In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second.

New!!: Beauty and Ratio · See more »

RealAudio

RealAudio is a proprietary audio format developed by RealNetworks and first released in April 1995.

New!!: Beauty and RealAudio · See more »

Renaissance

The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

New!!: Beauty and Renaissance · See more »

Sexual attraction

Sexual attraction is attraction on the basis of sexual desire or the quality of arousing such interest.

New!!: Beauty and Sexual attraction · See more »

Social comparison theory

Social comparison theory, initially proposed by social psychologist Leon Festinger in 1954, centers on the belief that there is a drive within individuals to gain accurate self-evaluations.

New!!: Beauty and Social comparison theory · See more »

Social psychology

Social psychology is the study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.

New!!: Beauty and Social psychology · See more »

Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.

New!!: Beauty and Sociology · See more »

Subjectivity

Subjectivity is a central philosophical concept, related to consciousness, agency, personhood, reality, and truth, which has been variously defined by sources.

New!!: Beauty and Subjectivity · See more »

Sublime (philosophy)

In aesthetics, the sublime (from the Latin sublīmis) is the quality of greatness, whether physical, moral, intellectual, metaphysical, aesthetic, spiritual, or artistic.

New!!: Beauty and Sublime (philosophy) · See more »

Telegraph Media Group

The Telegraph Media Group (TMG, previously the Telegraph Group) is the proprietor of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.

New!!: Beauty and Telegraph Media Group · See more »

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

New!!: Beauty and The Daily Telegraph · See more »

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa) is the 1980 debut novel by Italian author Umberto Eco.

New!!: Beauty and The Name of the Rose · See more »

Ugly Betty

Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which was originally broadcast on ABC between 2006 and 2010.

New!!: Beauty and Ugly Betty · See more »

Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016) was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor.

New!!: Beauty and Umberto Eco · See more »

Unattractiveness

Unattractiveness or ugliness is the degree to which a person's physical features are considered aesthetically unfavorable.

New!!: Beauty and Unattractiveness · See more »

Waist–hip ratio

The Waist-hip ratio or waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) is the dimensionless ratio of the circumference of the waist to that of the hips.

New!!: Beauty and Waist–hip ratio · See more »

WarnerMedia

Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.

New!!: Beauty and WarnerMedia · See more »

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea is a book by American author and journalist Charles Seife.

New!!: Beauty and Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea · See more »

Redirects here:

Beaut, Beautious, Beauty culture, Beauty ideal, Beuty, Classical beauty, Decorative, Human beauty, Inner beauty, Pulchritude, Toothlessjoe, Κάλλος.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »