What is the nature of art? What makes something “art”, and why should we value it? What are aesthetics and art theory? How is the philosophy of art (or aesthetics)...
Can art go beyond the pleasures of experience to convey knowledge or even understanding? If so, what could be the kinds of knowledge or understanding made manifest by art?...
What is the nature of art? What makes something “art”, and why should we value it? What are aesthetics and art theory? Can philosophy of art enhance appreciation...
Art delights us, but how so, and why? Can art be modes of discovery and creation that enhance understanding? Explore art’s relationship with cognitive science,...
Can art inform the classic mind-body problem? While the relationship between mental activity and physical brain continues to baffle, can the existence and process of art...
Can art inform topics in philosophy of religion? Can the existence and varieties of art address or affect theological questions about God, faith, belief, worship?
What can we learn about art by studying perception, cognition, emotion? And what can we learn about perception, cognition, emotion by studying art?
Did art and religion co-evolve in parallel as archeology and anthropology suggest, and if so, what would be the significance? What do art and religion have in common that...