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    Aesthetics

    Arabic ilm al-jamal. Until modern times there has been no systematic Islamic theory of aesthetics or of fine arts, although historically poetry, music, and the visual arts often demonstrate commonly held ideals of beauty based on rules of poesy, harmony, or ideal form. Aesthetic concepts such as unity, harmony, symmetry, spirituality, ideal form, and rationality often appear in Islamic critical writing, although without a systematic philosophical approach.

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