The Art of Thinking

The Art of Thinking is a series of explanatory articles on aesthetic philosophy.

How To Objectively Identify Beauty

Blogging Fellows, Feature, Performance, The Art of Thinking

A philosopher explains the importance of form and freedom in aesthetics, juggling included.
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Can Sports Be an Aesthetic Experience?

Blogging Fellows, Reported, The Art of Thinking

Contingency and unpredictability can elevate a football game into a kind of theater.
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What Does Platonic Form Have to Do with Art?

Blogging Fellows, In-Depth, The Art of Thinking, Visual Art

Photographs stage a confrontation between the idea of an object and its representation, and demonst…
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What Is Aesthetics? An Introduction to ‘The Art of Thinking’

Blogging Fellows, Commentary, In-Depth, The Art of Thinking

“If you’ve ever asked yourself why a particular painting is considered beautiful, or whether …
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