Denis Dutton: A Darwinian Theory of Beauty
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 the beholder,” are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.
About the Speaker:
Denis Dutton is a philosophy professor and the editor of a popular blog. In his book The Art Instinct, he suggests that humans are hard-wired to seek beauty. Full bio and more links.