The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, & Human Evolution

Bloomsbury Press (2009)
Introduction -- Landscape and longing -- Art and human nature -- What is art? -- But they don't have our concept of art -- Art and natural selection -- The uses of fiction -- Art and human self-domestication -- Intention, forgery, dada : three aesthetic problems -- The contingency of aesthetic values -- Greatness in the arts.
Keywords Aesthetics  Art Philosophy  Evolution (Biology  Instinct
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Call number BH39.D84 2009
ISBN(s) 9781596914018   1596914017  
DOI 10.1111/j.1540-6245.2009.01363_1.x
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