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The electronic version of Estetika: The Central European Journal of Aesthetics is available at: www.ceeol.com

Is Psychology Relevant to Aesthetics? A Symposium

http://aesthetics.ff.cuni.cz/archive/527/is-psychology-relevant-to-aesthetics-a-symposium

 

The symposium published here began life as a somewhat unusual ‘author meets critics’ session at the British Society of Aesthetics annual conference, at St Anne’s College, Oxford, on 16 September 2016 – unusual inasmuch as the focus was not on a single book, but on two books (Bence Nanay’s Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception and Murray Smith’s Film, Art, and the Third Culture) exploring different but related themes. In addition, rather than encompassing all the issues these two books address, the session focused on one general question that both books explore in some depth: is psychology relevant to aesthetics?