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Evolutionary aesthetics

Author: Eckart Voland; Karl Grammer
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2003.
Series: Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary aesthetics is the attempt to understand the aesthetic judgement of human beings and their spontaneous distinction between "beauty" and "ugliness" as a biologically adapted ability to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eckart Voland; Karl Grammer
ISBN: 3540436707 9783540436706
OCLC Number: 51768985
Description: x, 377 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Karl Grammer and Eckart Voland --
Darwinian Aesthetics Informs Traditional Aesthetics / Randy Thornhill --
The Beauties and the Beautiful --
Some Considerations from the Perspective of Neuronal Aesthetics / Olaf Breidbach --
The Role of Evolved Perceptual Biases in Art and Design / Richard G. Coss --
From Sign and Schema to Iconic Representation. Evolutionary Aesthetics of Pictorial Art / Christa Sutterlin --
Beauty and Sex Appeal: Sexual Selection of Aesthetic Preferences / Uta Skamel --
Beyond Nature Versus Culture: A Multiple Fitness Analysis of Variations in Grooming / Michael R. Cunningham and Stephen R. Shamblen.
Series Title: Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004)
Responsibility: Eckart Voland, Karl Grammer, eds.
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