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BioaestheticsMaking Sense of Life in Science and the Arts$
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Carsten Strathausen

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781517900755

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9781517900755.001.0001

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Evolutionary Aesthetics

Evolutionary Aesthetics

(p.145) 4 Evolutionary Aesthetics

Carsten Strathausen

University of Minnesota Press

The fourth chapter on “Evolutionary Aesthetics” provides a comprehensive and detailed account of both strengths and weaknesses among recent aesthetic and cultural theories (such as homo aestheticus, literary Darwinism, cognitive cultural studies, etc) based upon neo-Darwinian theory.

Keywords:   Art, Aesthetics, Biology, Neuroscience, Cognition, neo-darwinisim, autopoiesis, system theory, history of science, interdisciplinarity

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