Evolutionary Aesthetics: an Introduction to Key Concepts and Current Issues

In this article we try to give a philosophically reflected introductory overview of the current theoretical developments in the field of evolutionary aesthetics. Our aim is not completeness. Rather, we try to depict some of the central assumptions and explanatory tools frequently used in evolutionary accounts of human aesthetical preferences and address a number of currently debated, open research questions.
Keywords attractiveness  sexual selection  making special  honest signals  evolutionary aesthetics
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DOI 10.13128/Aisthesis-13773
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