Jesse Prinz, at the new blog Aesthetics for Birds, argues that wonder is the primary emotion in our response to art, and the ability to
As far as I know, the blogosphere has never had a blog devoted to philosophical aesthetics. Other areas of philosophy are well-represented but not aesthetics,
Last week I linked to Michael Rosen’s brief discussion of beauty at Guilded Birds. Rosen writes that beauty is the promise of happiness. GB So
Art, or something very much like art, has occupied an important place in almost all cultures throughout history. This is so, it is often claimed,
When wine is mentioned in the news (outside the columns of regularly-featured wine writers) the topic is all too often the unreliability of wine reviews.
All of us have them. Pleasures we shouldn’t enjoy but we just can’t help ourselves. Food tends to be the most common source although music,