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...
In the past, philosophers have been skeptical about the place of empirical analysis in art, but many believe that cognitive science can enrich the understanding of...
Aesthetic Cognitivism is a theory about the arts as sources of understanding. What are its potential conclusions and consequences? Will art become a subset of science? Or can...
Creativity generates art. How can art discern or inform the nature of creativity? Conversely, how can discerning or informing art elucidate the creative process?
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?
If God is the creator of human beings and art reflects human sentience, then can examining the arts discern reflections of God? Can one infer from various aspects of art...
Did art and religion co-evolve in parallel as archaeology and anthropology suggest, and if so, what would be the significance? What do art and religion have in common that...
Is it possible to infer something of the nonphysical, divine existence of God from the physical, human existence of art? Can one argue for God from art?
If God is the Creator of human beings and art is a feature of human sentience, then can examining the arts help discern characteristics of God? Can one infer from various...
How can aesthetics be explained by the brain and its underlying biological, chemical, and physical processes? Neuroscience is explaining ever more about art, but will...