A Darwinian theory of beauty, an animated TED talk by Denis Dutton


Animator Andrew Park illustrates Denis Dutton's provocative theory on beauty -- that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply "in the eye of...

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John Onians on neuroarthistory


Nice and brief introduction to the work of John Onians, who famously and notoriously coined the term 'neuroarthistory', as an approach that ‘concerns the neurological...

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Steven Pinker on music as a supernormal stimulus


A beautiful episode of “The Genius of Charles Darwin” (UK Channel 4 Television, 2008), in which Richard Dawkins interviews Steven Pinker. In the interview talks mainly...

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