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Romanticism
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Definition:
Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual movement in Europe during the late 18th century characterized by an interest in nature and an emphasis on the individual's expression of emotion and imagination. Romanticism departed from the attitudes and forms of classicism, materialism and rationalism in order to focus on subjective experience rather than attempts to create an objective science.

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What is Aesthetics?
In philosophy, aesthetics is the study of beauty and taste, whether in the form of the comic, the tragic or the sublime. Aesthetics has traditionally been part of other philosophical pursuits like the investigation of epistemology or ethics. However, it started to come into its own and become a more independent pursuit under Immanuel Kant, the German philosopher who saw aesthetics as a unitary and self-sufficient type of human experience.

What is Philosophy?
What is philosophy? Is there any point in studying philosophy, or is it a useless subject? What are the different branches of philosophy - what's the difference between aestheitcs and ethics? What's the difference between metaphysics and epistemology?

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