TITLE

Arts and the peacock's tail that wagged evolutionary aesthetics

AUTHOR(S)
ACHRATI, AHMED
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Rock Art Research;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p174
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses evolutionary aesthetics in response to an article by Marco Antônio Corrêa Varella, Altay Alves Lino de Souza, and José Henrique Benedetti Piccoli Ferreira. Topics addressed include the relationship between evolution and aesthetics, scientist Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, fitness, and selection, the role of pleasure in creating and appreciating art, and the role of freedom in evolution.
ACCESSION #
67047157

 

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