Empirical Psycho-Aesthetics and Her Sisters: Substantive and Methodological Issues—Part I

Journal of Aesthetic Education 46 (4):1-12 (2012)
This article is in two parts, with part II to appear in the next issue of JAE (Spring 2013). Part I (with six sections), in this issue, has two related objectives. The first objective is to examine a number of key substantive, methodological, and science-practice issues related to the field designated here as empirical psycho-aesthetics. The second objective is to present an outline of its origin and discuss certain important features of several related fields—experimental philosophy, cognitive-science-and-art, (cognitive) neuroscience of art, and neuroaesthetics. To a certain extent, the comparative goal is approached through the analysis of several recent significant controversies. Throughout the discussion, the ..
Keywords Aesthetics   Experimental Psychology   Philosophy   Neurosciences   Art   Interdisciplinary Approach
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