Jean-Luc Jucker is an anthropologist expert in interdisciplinary research and mixed methods.
He proposed a novel theory of art using research in anthropology and psychology, as well as field surveys at the Tate gallery and online experiments. More recently, Jucker used participant observation, structured interviews and naturalistic experiments to investigate the introduction of the mass media on the Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua. He also has research interests in body image, religion, and political extremism.
Jucker has previously held research positions in Oxford, Durham, Neuchâtel, and Nicaragua
How does human thinking and feeling affect human culture? How does collective society emerge from individual mentalities?
Cognition and Culture (Part 1)
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)...
What is Philosophy of the Arts?
Aesthetic Cognitivism is a theory about the arts as sources of understanding. What are the kinds of methods or experiments or ways of thinking that can advance how art might...
Aesthetic Cognitivism IV: Research and Methodology
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?...
Art and Epistemology