The Art Instinct

The Art Instinct

Beauty, Pleasure, & Human Evolution

Book - 2009 | 1st U.S. ed
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Contents: 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
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Branch Call Number: 701.17 D
Characteristics: 278 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781596914018
1596914017

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Dec 30, 2018

Recommended and referenced by Lauren Gunderson in her Marin Theatre Company lecture/seminar "The Why of Theatre."

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