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College Literature, ISSN 0093-3139, 2018, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp. 193 - 197
...—a vulgar and unfree reality, on Marcuse’s view (2009, 120). While eudaemonism accepts the unfreedom of the established social order, the principle of hedonism, by contrast, demands... 
LITERATURE | Social aspects | Happiness | Hedonism | Ethics | Capital punishment | Marcuse, Herbert | Theory | Psychoanalysis | Aesthetics | Lacan, Jacques Marie Emile | Essays
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Human communication research, ISSN 1468-2958, 2010, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp. 53 - 81
This article elaborates upon the notion of media enjoyment in the context of film viewing by proposing a complementary type of gratification that we... 
AFFECTIVE STATES | EMPATHY | PREDICTORS | FEELINGS | MOOD MANAGEMENT | EMOTIONS | ENJOYMENT | MASS-MEDIA | CHALLENGES | EXPOSURE | COMMUNICATION | Role | Leisure Time | Audience Response | Films | Recreational Activities | Mass Media Effects | Aesthetics | Participant Satisfaction | Psychological aspects | Hedonism | Motion picture audiences | Social aspects
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Ephemera, ISSN 2052-1499, 08/2016, Volume 16, Issue 3, p. 61
  This paper aims to interrogate a specific space of transgression that opens up in identity work that spans the life worlds of work and consumption, which can... 
Consumption | Authenticity | Commodities | Ideology | Subjectivity | Magazines | Print advertising | Aesthetics | Neoliberalism | Capitalism
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2015, 1st edition., ISBN 0199670005, xx, 545
Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. Our ancestors have decorated their bodies, tools, and utensils... 
Neurosciences and the arts | social psychology | cognitive psychology | Cognitive neuroscience | Creative ability
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2005, Women and psychology, ISBN 9780415351836, viii, 206
Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included within the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural... 
Women | Human body | Women in popular culture | Social life and customs | Misogyny | Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) | Health and hygiene | Social aspects | Body Image | Critical Psychology | Gender Identity & Sex Roles | Gender Studies | Body, Human - Social aspects | Body, Human
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Cultural studies (London, England), ISSN 1466-4348, 2008, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp. 567 - 587
...Kate Soper ALTERNA TIVE HEDONISM, CULTURAL THEORY AND THE ROLE OF AESTHETIC REVISIONING The potential of consumption to figure as a site of political agency... 
sustainable consumption | needs and desires | alternative hedonism | consumerism | aesthetics of consumption | CULTURAL STUDIES | ANTHROPOLOGY
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Cultural Studies, ISSN 0950-2386, 2008, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp. 567 - 587
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History of European Ideas, ISSN 0191-6599, 05/2019, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp. 553 - 571
What did Rousseau's readers mean when they called him an 'Epicurean'? A seemingly simple question with complex implications. This article attempts to answer it... 
Epicureanism | Rousseau | atheism | aesthetics | materialism | PHILOSOPHY | ENLIGHTENMENT | FRENCH | Atheism | Hedonism | Consciousness | Imagination | Aesthetics | Attractiveness | Emotions | Philosophy | Materialism
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Frontiers in human neuroscience, ISSN 1662-5161, 2016, Volume 10, Issue 2016, p. 536
In his seminal book on esthetics, Berlyne (1971) posited an inverted-U relationship between complexity and hedonic tone in arts appreciation, however,... 
Beauty | Esthetic experience | Visual arts | Pleasantness | Liking | Complexity | Neuroaesthetics | Psychological aspects | Hedonism | Music | Painting | Art | Theory | Psychobiology | Psychology | Hedonic response | Arousal | Aesthetics | Preferences | Familiarity | neuroaesthetics | liking | pleasantness | beauty | aesthetic experience
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Information, Communication & Society, ISSN 1369-118X, 01/2020, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 19
The phenomenon of 'unboxing' purchases has confidently and prolifically emerged into popular culture, with consumer-generated images of the branded and... 
Secondary packaging | carrier bags | instagram | identity | motivation | OF-MOUTH EWOM | SOCIAL MEDIA | SITES | CONSUMERS | CONSUMPTION | COMMUNICATION | GRATIFICATIONS | SOCIOLOGY | Consumption | Popular culture | Hedonism | Social media | Images | Parcels | Peers | Self | Marketing | Photography | Digital media | Symbolic play | Structured interviews | Packaging | Brands | Photographs | Shopping | Aesthetics | Identity | Socialization
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Services Marketing Quarterly, ISSN 1533-2969, 07/2016, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp. 141 - 155
We test how hedonic motivation impacts customers' dress choice for shopping through the mediation of perceived instrumentality, aesthetics, and symbolism. The... 
customer attire | IAS model | customer appearance | perceived instrumentality | symbolism | hedonism | Aesthetics | customer dress
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2011, 1st ed., ISBN 9780199563340, xi, 256
This book brings together chapters addressing the role of images and imagination recruited in the perennial debates surrounding nature, mind, and God. The... 
Philosophy and religion | philosophy of religion | Nature | Theism | Imagination | Mind | Religion | Science | Aesthetics | Naturalism | Image | Philosophy
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The Philosophical Quarterly (1950-), ISSN 0031-8094, 7/2003, Volume 53, Issue 212, pp. 410 - 418
.... For a discussion of Mill's hedonism, see R. Crisp , Mill on Utilitarianism ( London : Routledge , 1997 ), chs 2–4. Crisp himself rejects ‘full hedonism’ because (unlike Mill... 
Beauty | Toys | Hedonism | Morality | Infinity | Humans | Discussions | Utilitarianism | Pleasure | Aesthetics | Moral sentiments | PHILOSOPHY | Mill, John Stuart | Speeches, lectures and essays
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Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for Philosophy in the Analytic Tradition, ISSN 0031-8116, 9/2011, Volume 155, Issue 2, pp. 241 - 265
Most philosophers since Sidgwick have thought that the various forms of pleasure differ so radically that one cannot find a common, distinctive feeling among... 
Crossword puzzles | Ethics | Desire | Motivation | Internalism | Motivational internalism | Externalism | Pleasure | Children | Paradoxes | Chris Heathwood | Epistemology | Sidgwick | Paradox of painful art | Metaphysics | Philosophy of Language | Hedonic tone | Philosophy of Mind | Fred Feldman | Motivational theory of pleasure | C. D. Broad | Philosophy | PARADOX | HEDONISM | PHILOSOPHY | Philosophers | Aesthetics
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2015, ISBN 9780773597754, xxii, 249
A meditation on why surfaces are so profound in the contemporary culture of cosmetic surgery. 
Beauty | Beauty, Personal | Photography | Psychological aspects | Surgery, Plastic | Self Concept | psychology | Self-perception | Body Image | Skin | Self-esteem | Body image
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Psychological Science, ISSN 0956-7976, 4/2008, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp. 324 - 328
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