zibâyik (#), zibâyi-šenâsi
1) The branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly,
the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing
the meaning and validity of critical judgments concerning works of art, and the
principles underlying or justifying such judgments.
From Ger. Ästhetisch or Fr. esthétique, both from Gk. aisthetikos "sensitive, perceptive," from aisthanesthai "to perceive, to feel."