Description: An article, "Aesthetics In Our Time," by Kay Wilson for Trends, Spring of 1998. Wilson is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Texas and has written this article on the technical terminology aesthetics and how it was used throughout history. As such, Alexander Baumgarten first used aesthetics in 1744 to mean "science of the beautiful." Aesthetics in today's culture is concerned with the questions in addition to the traditional question of beauty.
Date: Spring 1998
Creator: Wilson, Kay