Sherri Irvin
University of Oklahoma
I clarify the arguments of my paper “Scratching an Itch” in response to a discussion piece by Brian Soucek. I also offer a new argument that objectivity is possible for aesthetic judgments about private phenomena such as somatic experiences.
Keywords body aesthetics  somaesthetics  aesthetic disinterestedness  privacy  aesthetic attitude  private language  linguistic norms  objectivity  attention
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DOI 10.1111/j.1540-6245.2009.01350_2.x
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Aesthetic Experience and Aesthetic Value.Robert Stecker - 2006 - Philosophy Compass 1 (1):1–10.
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