The Resource Homo aestheticus : where art comes from and why, Ellen Dissanayake

Homo aestheticus : where art comes from and why, Ellen Dissanayake

Label
Homo aestheticus : where art comes from and why
Title
Homo aestheticus
Title remainder
where art comes from and why
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Dissanayake
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
701/.17
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BH39
LC item number
.D56 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Homo aestheticus : where art comes from and why, Ellen Dissanayake
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-271) and indexes
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Contents
1. Introduction: Why Species-Centrism? -- 2. Biology and Art: The Implications of Feeling Good -- 3. The Core of Art: Making Special -- 4. Dromena, or "Things Done": Reconciling Culture and Nature -- 5. The Arts as Means of Enhancement -- 6. "Empathy Theory" Reconsidered: The Psychobiology of Aesthetic Responses -- 7. Does Writing Erase Art?
Control code
000011604582
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st University of Washington Press ed
Extent
xxii, 297 p.
Isbn
9780295974798
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
95014821
Other physical details
ill.
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.b1761501x
System control number
  • C01108016810
  • (OCoLC)32347408

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