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Response: The Scale of Affect in Physiological Aesthetics

Benjamin Morgan

in The Outward Mind: Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226442112
eISBN:
9780226457468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457468.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how a physiological model of emotion created new avenues into time-worn narratives about aesthetic experience. Focusing on five thinkers who shared an interest in describing ... More


Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences

Joseph Carroll, Dan P. McAdams, and Edward O. Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190231217
eISBN:
9780190609061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231217.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume gives evidence for the unity of knowledge in evolutionary biology, the evolutionary social sciences, and the evolutionary humanities. It contains 14 separately authored essays, a foreword ... More


The Aesthetic Animal

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The Aesthetic Animal answers the ultimate questions of why we adorn ourselves; embellish our things and surroundings; and produce art, music, song, dance, and fiction. Humans are aesthetic animals ... More


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