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Rafael De Clercq
Lingnan University
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The paper argues that an important class of aesthetic terms cannot be used as metaphors because it is impossible to commit a category mistake with them. It then uses this fact to provide a general definition of 'aesthetic property'.
Keywords Aesthetic terms  Metaphor  Aesthetic properties
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DOI 10.1111/j.0021-8529.2005.00178.x
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The Acquaintance Principle.Malcolm Budd - 2003 - British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (4):386-392.
On an Apparent Truism in Aesthetics.Paisley Nathan Livingston - 2003 - British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (3):260-278.
The Concept of an Aesthetic Property.Rafael DeClercq - 2002 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 60 (2):167–176.
Who's Afraid Of A Paraphrase?Jerrold Levinson - 2001 - Theoria 67 (1):7-23.

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Beauty.Jennifer A. McMahon - 2019 - Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy.
The Structure of Aesthetic Properties.Rafael De Clercq - 2008 - Philosophy Compass 3 (5):894-909.

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