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The Resource The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee

The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee

Label
The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art
Title
The aesthetic brain
Title remainder
how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art
Statement of responsibility
Anjan Chatterjee
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Aesthetic Brain takes the reader on a wide-ranging journey addressing fundamental questions about aesthetics and art. Using neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, Chatterjee shows how beauty, pleasure, and art are grounded biologically, and offers explanations for why beauty, pleasure, and art exist at all"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chatterjee, Anjan
Dewey number
111/.85
Index
index present
LC call number
BH301.P78
LC item number
C45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesthetics
  • Genetic psychology
  • Brain
  • Brain
  • Pleasure
  • Esthetics
  • Psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Aesthetics
  • Brain
  • Genetic psychology
  • Kognitive Psychologie
  • Neuroästhetik
Label
The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
I. Beauty -- What is this thing called beauty? -- Captivating faces -- The measure of facial beauty -- The body beautiful -- How the brain works -- Brains behind beauty -- Evolving beauty -- Landscapes -- Numbering beauty -- The illogic of beauty -- II. Pleasure -- What is this thing called pleasure? -- Food -- Sex -- Money -- Liking, wanting, learning -- The logic of pleasure -- III. Art -- What is this thing called art? -- Art: Biology and culture -- Descriptive science of the arts -- Experimental science of the arts -- Conceptual art -- The roots of art -- Evolving minds -- Evolving art -- Art: A tail or a song? -- The serendipity of art
Control code
839396791
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 217 pages
Isbn
9780199811809
Lccn
2013014485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022900583
System control number
(OCoLC)839396791
Label
The aesthetic brain : how we evolved to desire beauty and enjoy art, Anjan Chatterjee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
I. Beauty -- What is this thing called beauty? -- Captivating faces -- The measure of facial beauty -- The body beautiful -- How the brain works -- Brains behind beauty -- Evolving beauty -- Landscapes -- Numbering beauty -- The illogic of beauty -- II. Pleasure -- What is this thing called pleasure? -- Food -- Sex -- Money -- Liking, wanting, learning -- The logic of pleasure -- III. Art -- What is this thing called art? -- Art: Biology and culture -- Descriptive science of the arts -- Experimental science of the arts -- Conceptual art -- The roots of art -- Evolving minds -- Evolving art -- Art: A tail or a song? -- The serendipity of art
Control code
839396791
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 217 pages
Isbn
9780199811809
Lccn
2013014485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022900583
System control number
(OCoLC)839396791

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