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    • The Art Instinct

    • Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution
    • By: Denis Dutton
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Art Instinct combines two of the most fascinating and contentious disciplines, art and evolutionary science, in a provocative new work that will revolutionize the way art itself is perceived. Aesthetic taste, argues Denis Dutton, is an evolutionary trait, and is shaped by natural selection. It's not, as almost all contemporary art criticism and academic theory would have it, "socially constructed".

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    • A Waste of Time & Money

    • By Cinnamon Girl on 01-30-18

    Regular price: $23.79