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Question 1: Responses such as disgust show that sensory detection is linked in instinctual ways to ________, and even behaviors like the gag reflex.
Facial expressionMuscleEmotionPaul Ekman

Question 2: Analytic theorists like Lord Kames, William Hogarth, and ________ hoped to reduce beauty to some list of attributes.
Adam SmithSamuel JohnsonJames BoswellEdmund Burke

Question 3: ________, What Is Art?, Penguin Classics, 1995.
Leo TolstoyNestor MakhnoPeter KropotkinMikhail Bakunin

Question 4: It has been said, that a ________ Starship arriving at the earth and ordering its destruction would ask what use is humanity?
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (TV series)The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Tertiary to Quintessential PhasesVogonThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy cast lists

Question 5: ________, Lectures on aesthetics, psychology and religious belief, Oxford, Blackwell, 1966.
PlatoLudwig WittgensteinBertrand RussellGilbert Ryle

Question 6: Mathematical considerations, such as symmetry and ________, are used for analysis in theoretical aesthetics.
SociologyComplex systemSystems theoryComplexity

Question 7: ________ suggested that art always functions as a "counter-environment" designed to make visible what is usually invisible about a society.
Marshall McLuhanRhetoricThe Gutenberg GalaxyEngland

Question 8: ________ (1990), The Ideology of the Aesthetic. Blackwell.
Martin AmisLiterary theoryChristopher HitchensTerry Eagleton

Question 9: It can also be used in topics as diverse as mathematics, gastronomy and ________ design.
Anglo-Saxon dressFashionEarly medieval European dressByzantine dress

Question 10: ________ and performance art are prominent, and abstract and partially abstracted forms are valued, and were valued long before influence from the Western tradition began in earnest.
Stained glassCollageSculptureCeramic art


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