The Visionary Activist Show, for February 26, 2009 - 2:00pm
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Let's invite Venus, art, beauty and intimacy back from her exile, to be honored as a leading evolutionary ally, with author Denis Dutton, joining us from New Zealand, with his book, The Art Instinct," a Darwinian honoring of the evolutionary adaptogen leadership of art.
DENIS DUTTON, a philosopher, is founder and editor of the highly regarded Web publication, Arts & Letters Daily. He teaches the philosophy of art at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, writes widely on aesthetics. and is editor of the journal Philosophy and Literature, and the author of the recently published The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure and Human Evolution.